This course introduces students to advanced analyses and descriptions of the phonology of human languages from various theoretical perspectives, including Optimality Theory. Analytical and descriptive skills will be developed through the study of phonological data from a variety of natural languages, focusing on morphophonemics. Readings are designed to provide a solid introduction to several important issues in phonological theory and argumentation.
Course DetailsLevel: Master's Level
Credit hours: 3
Term(s) course is offered: Spring
Prerequisites: AL4303 Principles of Phonological Analysis.
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