This course introduces students to advanced analyses and descriptions of the phonology of human languages from various theoretical perspectives, including Optimality Theory. Analytical and descrip-tive 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: Graduate
Credit hours: 3
Term(s) course is offered: Spring
Prerequisites: AL4303 Principles of Phonological Analysis.
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