LING 2006 Speech and Hearing Science (1)

Pre-requisite: LING 1001

This course is designed to provide students with a knowledge of the properties of sounds with specific reference to acoustics. Students will be expected to acquire an understanding of how the various properties of a sound wave influence its character and its perception by the hearer. In addition, the ability of the articulatory apparatus to generate and modify sound waves will be considered. This course is part of the Certificate and Minor in Speech and Language Pathology.

Method of Instruction: 2 lectures and 1 tutorial per week
Assessment: 50% in-course assessment, 50% final examination

Basic Reading List

Behrman, Alison. Speech and Voice Science. San Diego: Plural Publishing Inc., 2007.