This is a three credit hour course that introduces the students to the study of Articulatory Phonetics of English. Together with the theoretical presentation of speech production mechanism and basic phonetic terminology, students will get extensive training on the practical side of pronunciation and phonetic transcription (namely the International Phonetic Alphabet) throughout the course.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1- Define Phonetic technical terms
2-Describe the physiology of speech.
3-Illustrate and name the vocal organs.
4-Identify the symbols for transcribing English and Arabic.