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Phonetics deals with the production of speech sounds by humans, often without prior knowledge of the language being spoken. Phonology is about patterns of sounds, especially different patterns of sounds in different languages.

Objectives of the Course

To introduce the sound and sound patterns of English language (Consonant sound: Initial, medial and final, Vowels and length, Diphthongs)

To make students familiar with the supra segmental features such as stress and pitch

To introduce phonetic and phonological description (IPA symbols Exercises, Phonetic transcription exercises)

To train the students in the learning and teaching of English Phonology

Level of Study


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Rational of the course

RATIONALE: Because of the importance of spoken language, the teaching of the subject of Phonetics and Phonology has gained currency in the departments of English all over the world. This brief study introduces students to the English sounds in particular from self- improvement as well as future teaching perspectives


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Queries are received and responded. All the reading  material is being disseminated through online document delivery system.

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Riphah International University
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