Seminar preparation 2

WEEK

TOPIC/COURSEBOOK READINGS/DOWNLOADABLE SEMINAR MATERIALS

  

 

 

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Revision 1

 
  1. COURSEBOOK: 10. Stress in simple words
  2. WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT 1: Simple and complex word stress (phonemic transcription)

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Complex word stress

 
  1. COURSEBOOK: 11. Complex word stress   
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Weak forms 1

 
  1.  COURSEBOOK: 12. Weak forms  
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Weak forms 2

 
  1. COURSEBOOK: 12. Weak forms
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Problems in phonemic analysis 1

 
  1. COURSEBOOK: 13. Problems in phonemic analysis: 13.2. Neutralisation, 13.3. Syllabic consonants, 20. Varieties of English prononciation: 20.2. Geographical variation (emphasis on American English)
 

Problems in phonemic analysis 2

 
  1. COURSEBOOK: 13. Problems in phonemic analysis: 13.5. Schwa, 13.6. Distinctive features
  2. WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT 2: British and American prononciation differences (phonemic transcription)
  3. LISTENING: Sentence 1, Sentence 2
7 MID-SEMESTER TEST (on topics  1- 6)
   
8 Aspects of connected speech 1
 
  1. COURSEBOOK: 14. Aspects of connected speech: 14.1. Rhythm, 14.2. Assimilation, 
9 Aspects of connected speech 2
 
  1.  COURSEBOOK: 14. Aspects of connected speech: 14.3. Elision, 14.4. Linking, 
10 Intonation 1
 
  1.  COURSEBOOK: 15. Intonation 1: 15.1. Form and function in intonation, 15.2. Tone and tone languages, 15.3. Complex tones and pitch hight, 15.4. Some functions of English tones, 15.5. Tones on other words
11 Intonation 2
 
  1. COURSEBOOK: 16. Intonation 2: 16.1. The tone-unit, 16.2. The structure of the tone-unit
12 Functions of Intonation
 
  1. COURSEBOOK: 18. Functions of Intonation 1: 18.1. The attitudional function of intonation, 18.2. Expressing attitudes
13 Revision