Phonetics Syllabus

Week number

Date

Lectures Topic

Week1

07-04-1437 / 17-01-2016

Orientation week

Week2

14-04-1437 / 24-01-2016

Introduction to the course and Phonetics

Week3

21-04-1437 / 31-01-2016

Chapter one: Toward an awareness of English pronunciation

Week4

28-04-1437 / 07-02-2016

Chapter two: Understanding speech sounds

Week5

05-05-1437 / 14-02-2016

Chapter three: English consonants

Week6

12-05-1437 / 21-02-2016

Consonants Workshop

Week7

19-05-1437 / 28-02-2016

1st Midterm exam

Week8

26-05-1437 / 06-03-2016

Chapter four: English vowels

 

04-06-1437 / 13-03-2016

Spring Break

Week9

11-06-1437 / 20-03-2016

Oral Quiz 1

Week10

18-06-1437 / 27-03-2016

Transcription Workshop

Week11

25-06-1437 / 03-04-2016

Transcription Quiz

Chapter five: Syllables

Week12

03-07-1437 / 10-04-2016

Chapter six: Word stress

Week13

10-07-1437 / 17-04-2016

Chapter six: Word stress

Week14

17-07-1437 / 24-04-2016

2nd Midterm exam

Week15

24-07-1437 / 01-05-2016

Oral Quiz 2

Week16

01-08-1437 /  08-05-2016

Revision

Week17

08-08-1437 / 15-05-2016

Practical final exam

Week18

15-08-1437  / 22-05-2016

final examination starts

 

07-04-1437 / 17-01-2016

final examination ends

Office Hours

Thursday

1:00 - 11:00

Important announcement

Assistant links

Dear Phonetics students

Here are some assistant links for pronouncing the phonemic symbols

http://web.mit.edu/6.mitx/www/24.900%20IPA/IPAapp.html

This website teaches you how to pronounce the sounds correctly and to transcribe words. It is separating the consonant from the vowels. It also offers a short quiz about the IPA


http://web.uvic.ca/ling/resources/ipa/charts/IPAlab/IPAlab.htm

This website also teaches you how to pronounce the sound by clicking on it with some additional explanations about other symbols that are important in studying Phonetics


http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/article/phonemic-chart

The BBC offers you a chart that helps to pronounce the sound separately and within a word. It provides three examples of each sound on which the sound may occur; initially, medially, and finally

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