LINGUIST List 17.2760

Tue Sep 26 2006

FYI: MA Program in Phonetics & Phonology of Portuguese

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Directory         1.    Sonia Frota, MA Program in Phonetics & Phonology of Portuguese

Message 1: MA Program in Phonetics & Phonology of Portuguese
Date: 25-Sep-2006
From: Sonia Frota <>
Subject: MA Program in Phonetics & Phonology of Portuguese

The University of Lisbon (DLGR,Faculdade de Letras) offers a MastersProgram in Linguistics (Phonetics and Phonology): Sounds and Melodies ofPortuguese. The aim is to improve understanding of sound structure andprovide training on various applied areas where such knowledge is needed.

The Courses taught are designed to deepen the students' knowledge ofPortuguese phonetics and phonology and put it into use in areas such aslanguage teaching, language acquisition and development, speech productionand perception, speech therapy, speech recognition, or forensic phonetics.The MA is suitable both for those with some prior knowledge of the subjectand for appropriately motivated beginners. Among the former are studentswhose undergraduate degree included linguistic course units where thebasics of phonetics and phonology was taught. The latter category includesgood graduates that have encountered linguistics, and in particularphonetics and phonology, only indirectly through teaching degrees,psychology, philosophy, computer science, journalism, music, and other fields.

The program begins in fall semester 2006/2007. The application deadline isOctober 13.

For further information, please refer to the program website contact:Sonia

Linguistic Field(s): Language Description; Phonetics; Phonology