24.901 Language and Its Structure I: Phonology
Introduction to fundamental concepts in phonological theory and their relation to issues in philosophy and cognitive psychology. Articulatory and acoustic phonetics, distinctive features and the structure of feature systems, underlying representations and underspecification, phonological rules and derivations, syllable structure, accentual systems, and the morphology-phonology interface. Examples and exercises from a variety of languages.
This class has 24.900 as a prerequisite.
24.901 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by D. Steriade.
Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 56-162.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.
In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 24.901 was rated 6.1 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Language and Its Structure I: Phonology site or on the 24.901 Stellar site.
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