Homework and Class Prep (Corrected)

posted Nov 28, 2017, 2:26 PM by Lynn Gordon   [ updated Nov 30, 2017, 1:33 PM ]

(1) For class on Thursday, do derivations showing how the two orderings of Tone Lowering and Tone Raising work for the /ku+kí+tú+bal+il+a/ 'count it for us' and /ku+kí+tú+bál+il+a/ 'kick it for us', assuming rule iteration from the back of the word and rule iteration from the front of the rule.

(2) For before class on next Tuesday, the homework assignment to be turned in is exercises 4-5 at the end of chapter 5.

Quiz scheduled

posted Nov 6, 2017, 6:32 PM by Lynn Gordon   [ updated Nov 6, 2017, 6:34 PM ]

Quiz to be held in class on Thursday, 9 November 2017.

New Homework Assignment

posted Oct 26, 2017, 4:28 PM by Lynn Gordon   [ updated Oct 26, 2017, 4:28 PM ]

Exercises 4-7 Chapter 4
Due before class on Thursday, 2 November 2017

Review Session and Replacement Quiz 3

posted Oct 19, 2017, 1:42 PM by Lynn Gordon

The extra review session (in anticipation of replacement quiz 3) will be in Avery 347 from 3 to 5 pm on Friday, 20 October 2017. 

Replacement quiz 3 (which will take the place of quiz 3 and is optional) will take place during the first 45 minutes of class on Tuesday, 24 October.  Regular class starts at 12:45 on that day.

Quiz #3 and Today's Recording

posted Oct 10, 2017, 9:47 PM by Lynn Gordon   [ updated Oct 10, 2017, 11:25 PM ]

The third quiz is scheduled for Thursday, 12 October 2017.

The quiz will consist of an allophone problem, a problem identifying the distinctive features that determine different groups of sounds, and a problem formalizing rules with distinctive features.

Due to technical problems, there is no recording of today's lecture.  There is a slideshow (as a pdf protected with the Class Dropbox password) covering what we did in class today, linked here and on the Class Recordings page.

Homework Assignment Updated

posted Sep 26, 2017, 1:38 PM by Lynn Gordon   [ updated Sep 28, 2017, 3:17 PM ]

Homework Assignment:
Chapter 3 Exercises 2-3
Due before class on Tuesday, 3 October 2017
Chapter 3 Exercise 5
Due before class on Thursday, 5 October 2017

Regular Drop-In Review Sessions

posted Sep 21, 2017, 11:39 PM by Lynn Gordon   [ updated Sep 21, 2017, 11:39 PM ]

Drop-in review sessions have been scheduled for Wednesday from 4-6pm in Avery 102 until Thanksgiving Break.  If there is a need after Thanksgiving, they will be continued until the end of the semester.

Reminders: Drop-In Review Session and Quiz

posted Sep 19, 2017, 4:29 PM by Lynn Gordon

On Wednesday from 4-6 pm there is a drop-in review session in Avery 102.  Feel free to come any time in those hours and to leave when you want.

On Thursday there will be a open-book, open-notes quiz on Chapter 2.

Phonetics Review Session

posted Sep 15, 2017, 3:56 PM by Lynn Gordon   [ updated Sep 15, 2017, 3:57 PM ]

Phonetics review session will happen today (Friday, 15 September) in 102 Avery.  Feel free to drop in any time for as long as you want between 4 and 6 pm.

Thursday's (14 September) Recording

posted Sep 15, 2017, 1:16 AM by Lynn Gordon   [ updated Sep 15, 2017, 3:57 PM ]

The sound failed on Thursday's recording.  I have posted step by step discussions of the data we analyzed in class (as (16) and (17)) on the Class Materials page.

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