Department of English
Online Certificate Course - Introduction To Phonetics
After the completion of this course the students should be able to
l Gives a systematic, conscious consideration of how speech sounds are made, what they sound like, and how they compare with each other.
l Analyses an individual language to determine which sound units are used and which patterns they form.
l Improves fluency and accent.
l Helps in inducing a reading habit.
What is Phonetics? - Introduction to Vowel Sounds (long vowels and short vowels) Front vowel Back Vowel Middle vowels
Introduction to Consonant Sounds Fricatives affricatives nasal plosives - approximants
Diphthongs definition - 8 sounds examples
Word Transcription basics of transcription difference between word pronunciation and phonetic transcription
Sentence Transcription Single sentences Paragraph Dialogue Transcription