UCJIOPBP03 Phonetics and Phonology

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Winter 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. PhDr. Eva Klímová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Eva Klímová, Ph.D.
Institute of Foreign Languages – Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course is focused on general problems of phonetics with the aim to present the correct pronunciation in Italian as well as the basic problems of the production and perception of the speech. The course is closely connected with the course of phonetic seminar.
Learning outcomes
Use the basic terminology, classification of Italian phones, description of the vocalic and consonant system in Italian, phonetic transcription.
  • 1. Phonetics within the framework of linguistics
    2. Phonetic transcription
    3. Characteristics of the pronunciation in Italian
    4. Classification of the sounds in Italian according to the place and manner of articulation
    5. Classification of vowels
    6. Italian diphthongs. Semivowels.
    7. Classification of consonants.
    8. Segmentation of speech
    9. Position of accent
    10. Intonation
    11. Prosodic features: intonation
    12. Modifications in the Italian Sound system
    13. Rafforzamento, elision, troncamento
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
written exam
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2021, Winter 2022, Winter 2023.
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