Fundamentals of speech production and perception; Conventions for representing the sounds of the world’s languages; Grammar of speech sounds in various languages; Distinctive features; Phonological patterning and interaction; Syllable structure; Feature geometry; Phonological rules and representations; Underlying and surface forms; Derivations; Processes in child phonology; Morpho-phonemic processes; Constraint-based versus derivational phono-logical grammars; Phonetics-phonology interface; Categorical versus gradient sound patterns; Preliminaries of Acoustic Phonetics; Tools and techniques of speech analysis: softwares, spectrographic
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