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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Fundamentals of phonology - ALINV605B
Title: Základy fonologie
Guaranteed by: Institute of Linguistics (21-ULING)
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Actual: from 2017
Semester: summer
Points: 0
E-Credits: 3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Is provided by: APH200009
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Mgr. Pavel Šturm, Ph.D.
Annotation -
Last update: Mgr. Pavel Šturm, Ph.D. (10.05.2018)
The objective of the course is to present fundamental theoretical principles and terms which form the basis of the description of the sound structure of a language. Emphasis is put on understanding the systems and on the ability to apply physical descriptors of speech on the phonological level.
Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: Mgr. Pavel Šturm, Ph.D. (10.05.2018)

Docházka min. 70 %, aktivní účast na cvičeních, závěrečný praktický test

Literature - Czech
Last update: Mgr. Pavel Šturm, Ph.D. (10.05.2018)

Základní studijní literatura:
Clark, J., Yallop, C. & Fletcher, J. (2007): An Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology. 3. vydání. Oxford: Blackwell.
Gussenhoven, C. & Jacobs, H. (2011): Understanding Phonology. 3. vydání. London: Arnold.
Odden, D. (2013): Introducing Phonology. 2. vydání. Cambridge: CUP.
Skarnitzl, R., Šturm, P. & Volín, J. (2016): Zvuková báze řečové komunikace. Praha: Karolinum.

Další odborná literatura:
Goldsmith, J. (ed.) (1995): The Handbook of Phonological Theory. Oxford: Blackwell. (vybrané kapitoly)
Kučera, H. (1961): Phonology of Czech. S. Gravenhage: Mouton & Co.

Syllabus -
Last update: Mgr. Pavel Šturm, Ph.D. (10.05.2018)

1. Specific attributes of the language sound structure; phonology in the description of a language; variation and types in production and perception of speech; segmentation of the sound continuum.
2. The levels of specificity and generality in description of sound units of a language system and text; basic phonological terms and concepts; phonemic system of Czech; inter-language comparison.
3. Phonological opposition and distinctive feature; various approaches of distinctive feature specification and physical reality of speech; phonological processes and their description.
4. Distinctive features of Czech; alternatives according to the research objectives and language qualities; applications in phonological and morphonological description of sound patterns in Czech.
5. Phonological description of the syllable; phonotactics and determining syllable boundaries.

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