|Phonetics & Conversation|
|PHONETIC & CON|
|CLASS CODE:||SPAN 325||CREDITS: 3|
|DIVISION:||LANGUAGE & LETTERS|
|DEPARTMENT:||FOREIGN LANGUAGE & LITERATURE|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||Spanish sound system; underlying concepts of speech production and pronunciation.|
|TAUGHT:||Fall, Winter, and Summer|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||Spanish phonemes and allophones, place of articulation, manner of articulation, voiced and unvoiced phonemes, nasals, diphthongs, phonetic transcriptions, dialectal variations, stress, intonation, other assorted phonological items.|
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||-Gain a greater understanding of the Spanish sound system, eliminating many English influences in Spanish pronunciation.
-Improve conversational abilities through practice, phonetics instruction, and vocabulary building.
-Have sufficient knowledge of phonetics to effectively teach good Spanish pronunciation.
|REQUIREMENTS:||Lecture, readings, instructor drills, group work, book exercises, role plays, discussions, guided conversations, group drills, phonetic transcriptions, quizzes, oral assessment, exams.|
|PREREQUISITES:||Spanish 321 with a grade of "C" or better.|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2002|