School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies

LALS-513 – The Pronunciation of English

Points:15Prerequisites:None
Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:Linguistics & Applied LanguageRestrictions:None

Study of the phonological systems of English with a focus on using this knowledge for the preparation of teaching materials and assisting learners' language use.

Tuition Fees

2016: domestic $913.35     international $2,463.90

Set Text:

Rogerson-Revell, Pamela 2011. English Phonology and Pronunciation Teaching. London: Continuum.

In addition to the above, readings will be set each week. These will be available to download on Blackboard.

Recommended Reading:

Cruttenden, Alan 2014. Gimson’s Pronunciation of English. 8th edition. UK: Routledge (or earlier edition).

Derwing, T., & Munro, M. (2015). Pronunciation fundamentals: Evidence-based perspectives for L2 teaching and research (Language learning and language teaching; 42).

Trimester 1 2016

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
10576 (L1) 29 Feb – 24 Apr 2016Thu1310 - 1500Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]104Sasha Calhoun
2 May – 5 Jun 2016Thu1310 - 1500Von Zedlitz [Kelburn]104
10619 (L1) 29 Feb – 29 Jun 2016tba [Distance (NZ)] Sasha Calhoun

Course Outline Information

For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.