FON M10 Phonology : Course Plan 25 Jan. Introduction/Processes/Rules (Chap. 1-4): Gösta Bruce, Merle Horne 1 Feb. Distinctive Features/Ordered Rules (Chap. 5-6): Merle Horne 3 Feb. Segment and syllable (Chap 10): Merle Horne 8 Feb. Feature Geometry (Chap 11-12): Merle Horne 10 Feb. Representing tone (Chap. 9): Gösta Bruce 15 Feb. Supervision of course paper: Gösta Bruce, Merle Horne 22 Feb. Stress and feet (Chap. 13-14): Gösta Bruce 24 Feb. Relationship between phonology and morphology (Chap. 8) Gösta Bruce 1 March. Phonology above the word (Chap. 15): Merle Horne 3 March Intonational phonology (Chap. 9, 15): Gösta Bruce 8 March. Student presentations 10 March Student presentations 17 March Deadline for paper Examination 1) Exercises in textbook. Students are expexcted to work in groups and solve all the exercises. The solutions can be checked using the key at the end of the book. Each group turns in a signed paper to me confirming that they have solved all the exercises in the text book. N.B. There are a number of typos in the textbook (see separate list). 2) Paper + Presentation (Poster or Ppt) Each participant in the course is to write a 4-page paper on some topic involving phonological structure/processing in a language of their choice. Students are expected to make a phonological analysis of a material of their choice, either data that they have collected themselves or obtained from some other source. Topics include: the relationship between some aspect of syntax and prosody, the relationship of music and linguistic prosody, the relationship between phonology and lexical meaning, the relationship between phonology and morphology, language acquision and phonology, psycholinguistic aspects of phonological processing (production/perception), e.g. speech errors, neurolinguistic aspects of phonological structure/proccessing, language disorders and phonology, e.g. dyslexia, historical phonology, typological phonology, sociolinguistic aspects of phonology, laboratory phonology, etc.