Phonetics & Phonology: Introduction to Sound Systems

GRS LX 601

  • Scientific Inquiry II
  • Quantitative Reasoning I
  • Critical Thinking

Introduction to the nature and patterning of sounds in human language. Presents articulatory and acoustic phonetics, and basic phonological analysis, focusing on cross-language typology and comparison. Hands-on development of practical skills, including IPA transcription, field techniques, and digital speech analysis. Effective Fall 2018, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Scientific Inquiry II, Quantitative Reasoning I, Critical Thinking.

FALL 2022 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Staff CAS B20 MWF 9:05 am-9:55 am Mts w/CAS LX301
Mts w/MET LX501

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