Sep 17, 2019  
Mansfield University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mansfield University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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WLC 3300 - PHONETICS AND LANGUAGE STRUCTURES


This course is a general introduction to phonetics and language structures, open to all students and taught in English.  Students can expect to study the speech organs and how this knowledge helps to articulate and pronounce foreign language words with more precision and better sentence rhythm, and they will learn how to use the International Phonetic Alphabet.  The themes of this class may also include:  communication systems, common language structures, language dialects, regional pronunciation patterns, word and sentence structures, origins of puzzling phenomena in English, language acquisition, and identity.

Credits: 3 cr.



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