Phonetics & Phonology: Introduction to Sound Systems

MET LX 501

  • Scientific Inquiry II
  • Quantitative Reasoning I
  • Critical Thinking

Prereq: (METLX250) or consent of instructor. 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 2019, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Scientific Inquiry II, Quantitative Reasoning I, Critical Thinking.

FALL 2020 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Lindsey CAS 213 TR 2:00 pm-3:15 pm Mts w/CAS LX301
Mts w/GRS LX601

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