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Phonology is one of the important branches of linguistics. This study deals with the sound patterns and its meanings between different languages. Sound structure in individual languages is taught to have a more in-depth understanding of linguistics.

You are provided with the basic knowledge of phonology in this [course_title]. This will enable you to understand the phonetic basis of speech and learn how metrical and prosodic structure is all about.


This course does not involve any written exams. Students need to answer 5 assignment questions to complete the course, the answers will be in the form of written work in pdf or word. Students can write the answers in their own time. Each answer needs to be 200 words (1 Page). Once the answers are submitted, the tutor will check and assess the work.


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Course Credit: MIT

Course Curriculum

Module 01
Basic Premises of the Generative Approach 00:30:00
Early Generative Model 01:00:00
Ordered Rules 00:45:00
Derivational Constraints and Conspiracies 00:45:00
Phonotactics and Markedness 00:45:00
Optimality Theory: The Basics 01:15:00
Optimality Theory: Allophonic Distribution and Phonological Scales 01:15:00
Optimality Theory: Positional Faithfulness, Constraint Conjunction, Global Comparison 01:00:00
Optimality Theory: Serial Derivations 00:45:00
Feature Organization-1 00:45:00
Feature Organization-2: Organization Below The Root Node 01:00:00
Feature Organization-3: Underspecification 00:45:00
Licensing by Cue and P-Map 01:00:00
Contrast and Perceptual Distinctiveness 00:45:00
Module 02
Tone-1: African Languages 00:45:00
Tone-2: Asian Languages 01:00:00
Harmony – 1 00:45:00
Harmony – 2 00:45:00
Syllable-1: Sonority 01:00:00
Syllable-2: Syllable Parsing 00:45:00
Syllable-3: Weight 00:10:00
Stress-1: Metrical Grid 00:30:00
Stress-2: Trochaic Typology 00:45:00
Stress-3: Stress in Windows 00:45:00
Stress-4: Peak Prominence Systems 00:45:00
Prosodic Morphology-1 00:45:00
Prosodic Morphology-2a: Hypocoristics and Clippings: Three Case Studies 00:15:00
Prosodic Morphology-2b: Hypocoristics in Fon (Ewe) and Spanish 00:30:00
Prosodic Morphology-2c: Japanese Hypocoristics, Truncations, and Argots 00:15:00
Submit Your Assignment 00:00:00
Certification 00:00:00

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