PHONETICS AND PHONOLOGY
cod. 1011459

Academic year 2023/24
1° year of course - First semester
Professor
- Domenico Giuseppe MUSCIANISI
Academic discipline
Glottologia e linguistica (L-LIN/01)
Field
Filologia e linguistica generale e applicata
Type of training activity
Basic
5 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
in ITALIAN

Integrated course unit module: General Linguistics

Learning objectives

The module of Phonetics and Phonology aims at an introduction to the sound of language(s), in particular those of Italian, through a scientific approach of articulation and acoustics of sounds (phonetics) and their perception as discrete elements of language (phonology).

Prerequisites

No specific requirements.

Course unit content

– Foundations and definitions;
– Acoustic and articulatory phonetics;
– International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA);
– Phones and Phoneme of Italian: theory and transcription.

Full programme

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Bibliography

– MATURI, Pietro. 2014. I suoni delle lingue, i suoni dell'italiano. Nuova introduzione alla fonetica. 2ª ed. Bologna: Il Mulino. ISBN 978-88-15-25114-5.

Further personal reading:
NESPOR, Marina & BAFILE, Laura. 2008. I suoni del linguaggio. Bologna: Il Mulino. ISBN: 978-88-15-12678-8.

Teaching methods

Traditional lectures and home and in-class exercises.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination with an extemporary phonetic transcription exercise.

Other information

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