This Subject Includes

  • Course No: HS 211
  • Course: B.Tech
  • Semester: VII
  • Title: Sound Structure Of Language And Speech Analysis
  • Stream: Linguistics
  • Description:

    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 analysis and acoustic measurements.

  • Text:

    1.P. Ladefoged, A Course in Phonetics. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace College, 2006.2.D. Odden, Introducing Phonology. Cambridge University Press, 2005.

  • Course References:

    1.M. Kenstowicz, Phonology in Generative Grammar. Wiley-Blackwell, 1994.2.P. Ladefoged, Elements of Acoustic Phonetics. University of Chicago Press, 1996.3.P. Lieberman and S.E. Blumstein. Speech Physiology, Speech Perception and Acoustic Phonetics. Cambridge University Press, 1988.4.K. Johnson, Acoustic and Auditory Phonetics. Blackwell, 2003.5.C. Gussenhoven and H. Jacobs, Understanding Phonology. Hodder Arnold, 1998.