Minor structuur van het Spaans


Doel vak

Students will learn the basics of phonology as a scientific discipline
by describing the Spanish language. They will be able to tell the
difference between phonetics and phonology, identify contrastive
distributions on the basis of minimal pairs, identify phonological
classes, make descriptive generalizations of sound patterns and convert
them into rule notations, and draw syllable structures for any Spanish
word. The students will be familiar with concepts such as phoneme,
allophone, complementary distribution, contrastive distribution, minimal
pair, conditioning environment, mental/underlying representation and
physical/surface realization.

Inhoud vak

This course is an introduction to some major phonological
characteristics of the Spanish language. It focuses on the description
of Spanish speech sounds and the basic sound patterns found in this


Seminars (4 hrs a week)


There is one final written exam.


Hualde, José I. 2005. The sounds of Spanish. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge
University Press.


Students in the Minor Spanish

Overige informatie

Mandatory attendance. If the student misses one class, s/he has to do an
extra assignment. If more than one class is missed, the student has to
leave the course.

Algemene informatie

Vakcode L_HABASPA108
Studiepunten 3 EC
Periode P1
Vakniveau 200
Onderwijstaal Nederlands
Faculteit Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
Vakcoördinator R.A.M. van den Heerik MA
Examinator R.A.M. van den Heerik MA
Docenten R.A.M. van den Heerik MA

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