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Intonational Phonology and Prosodic Typology


Intonational Phonology and Prosodic Typology

The course has two goals. First, students will learn the Autosegmental-Metrical (AM) model of intonational phonology and how to transcribe intonational tones and prosodic structure using the English ToBI transcription system, and second, students will be introduced to a model of prosodic typology which is based on intonational phonology of various languages described in the same AM framework.

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Four-week Session


Monday: 8:30 am-10:20 am
Thursday: 8:30 am-10:20 am



Students are expected to be familiar with basic phonetics and an undergraduate 

level syntax 1 or phonology 1 material, especially the concept of underlying vs. 

surface representations and a hierarchical structure.