2022-2023 Catalog

LING 351 Phonetics

This course aims to equip students with the understanding of how speech sounds in the world’s languages are produced via an introduction to articulatory and acoustic phonetics. Building on the basics learned in Ling 301, you will learn how speech sounds are articulated; how to describe, compare, and contrast speech sounds in different languages and dialects on the basis of articulatory and acoustic measures; and finally, why knowledge about speech sounds is important to a variety of careers and professions, from speech pathology to language teaching to voice-to-text technology.


4 units


LING 301

Core Requirements Met

  • Mathematics/Science