學期別: 1001 課程名稱: 0400070 語音學(上)
一、課程目標Course objectives:
This course, designed for first-year undergraduates, aims to introduce the theoretical and practical aspects of phonetics. Instruction will focus on the introduction of phonetic transcription, the systems of speech production, and articulation and classification of vowels and consonants.

二、師生晤談時間及地點Instructor office hours: Wed. 15:30 – 17:00 or by appointment

三、授課方式Teaching approach: Lectures will be provided mainly in English. 

四、評量方式Grading criteria:
Class participation: 10%
Quizzes: 40%
Mid-term exam: 25%
Final exam: 25%

五、參考書目Textbook & references:
Required Textbook
Sun, C. S. (2005). American English Phonetics. Taipei, Taiwan: The Crane Publishing.
  *Supplementary materials from different sources
References 
	Ashby, M., & Maidment, J. (2005). Introducing phonetic science. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.
	Bauman-Waengler, J. (2009). Introduction to phonetics and phonology: From concepts to transcription. Boston, MA: Pearson Education.
	Carr, P. (1999). English phonetics and phonology. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing.
	Ladefoged, P. (2006). A course in phonetics (5th ed.). Boston, MA: Thomson Wadsworth.
	Laver, J. (1994). Principles of phonetics. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. (for advanced learners of phonetics)
	Edwards, H. T. (2003). Applied phonetics: The sounds of American English (3rd ed.). Clifton Park, NY: Delmar Learning.

六、教學進度(週次、授課主題、教學活動、評量方式/作業、章節)
Course schedule (week, topic, activities, evaluation/assignment, text, etc.): (Subject to change)
第1週: Introduction
第2 & 3週: Basic concepts and technical terms of phonetics
       Phonetic alphabet and transcription
       Quiz 1
第4& 5週: Phonetic alphabet and transcription (cont’d)
       The systems of speech production
       Quiz 2
第6, 7, & 8週: Speech mechanism: place of articulation 
       Quiz 3
第9週: Mid-term Exam
第10, 11, & 12週: The articulation, classification and transcription of vowels
       Quiz 4
第13, 14, & 15週: The articulation, classification and transcription of consonants
       Quiz 5
第16& 17週: Intonation
第18週: Final Exam