7231009Linguistics (Special Lectures)

Numbering Code G-LET29 67231 LJ37 Year/Term 2021 ・ First semester
Number of Credits 2 Course Type special lecture
Target Year Target Student
Language Japanese Day/Period Wed.3
Instructor name YAMAMOTO TAKESHI (Part-time Lecturer)
Outline and Purpose of the Course The Outline and Purpose of the Course
We will consider the varieties of contemporary art though diverse works of art from the same periods. Specifically, while studying various aspects of art from the 1960s onward, known as contemporary art, we will consider how art changed in the former Eastern European region while it was involved in the societal circumstances, also touching on the development of postwar Japanese art.
 Overview of English phonemes, particularly the involvement of syllable structure, stress assignment and morphology, and discussion of not-yet-solved problems and problems that hold divided opinions. A text will be used, but we will not be bound to it during class. Weight will be placed on students analyzing the data themselves.
Course Goals  Students will gain basic knowledge about English phonemes and develop their ability to solve various problems relating to phonemes themselves, without accepting established theories.
Schedule and Contents  The initial draft class schedule is shown below, but it is subject to change after confirmation of the students’ knowledge at the first class.

1. Outline and explanation of course
2. Segments and allophony; Graphophonemics
3-5. Syllable structure
6-8. Rhythm and word stress
9-11. Foot structure
12. Intonation
13. Variation in accents
14. First‐language (L1) acquisition
15. Second‐language (L2) acquisition
Evaluation Methods and Policy  Class participation (30%) and final report (70%) The class participation grade is based on active participation in class discussions (15 points) and spontaneous reports that are submitted whenever the student judges necessary (15 points). Students who miss four or more classes will not receive credit for the course.
Course Requirements None
Study outside of Class (preparation and review)  Students must prepare for and review each class, and students who lack basic knowledge of articulatory phonetics and phonology must work on their own to compensate for it.
Textbooks Textbooks/References Carr, Philip English Phonetics and Phonology: An Introduction, 3rd ed. (Wiley-Blackwell) ISBN:9781119533740
References, etc. To be announced during class.
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