*LNGS 303: Phonetics and Phonology of a Ghanaian Language


This course is designed to enable students apply the principles of phonetics and phonology to
the description of the sounds and sound patterns of a Ghanaian language (e.g. Akan, Dagaare,
Dagbani, Dangme Ewe, Ga etc.). It assumes some level of proficiency on the part of
students in the language concerned. Topics include: segmental phonemes (vowels, consonants)
and their distribution, syllable structure, tone, and phonological processes.

*This course is not available to students of the English Department.