First cycle
degree courses
Second cycle
degree courses
Single cycle
degree courses
School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
LINGUISTICS
Course unit
ACOUSTIC PHONETICS OF ITALIAN AND ENGLISH
SUP7078517, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
LINGUISTICS
LE0610, Degree course structure A.Y. 2008/09, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ACOUSTIC PHONETICS OF ITALIAN AND ENGLISH
Department of reference Department of Linguistic and Literary Studies
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA

Lecturers
Teacher in charge MARIA GRAZIA BUSA' L-LIN/12

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses L-LIN/12 English Language and Translation 9.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 9.0 63 162.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 02/10/2017
End of activities 19/01/2018

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of phonetic and phonological theories
Target skills and knowledge: The course aims to provide the following competences:
- basic notions of English and Italian phonetics and phonology
- phonetic transcription
- acoustic analysis
Assessment criteria: The final grade will be based on a final test and a final experimental paper that the students can work on in groups
Course unit contents: The course introduces students to the concepts, terminology and tools needed for an understanding of English pronounciation and the differences between the phonetic-phonological systems of Italian and English. It explains the basic mechanisms for sound production and introduces students to speech acoustics and speech perception.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)