2018 Winter School Subject List

Linguistics and Phonetics (CSCD1034) - Opens 03 Oct 2017

Faculty: Health Sciences
Department: Speech Pathology
Level: Undergraduate
Credit Points: 6

(1) Dr Gregory Flannery  - gregory.flannery@sydney.edu.au

(1)  Iesinga Tuitavake - speech.info@sydney.edu.au

Start Date: 08 Jan 2018 
End Date: 25 Jan 2018 
Capacity: 75 
Status: Places available 
Applications Open: 03 Oct 2017 
Applications Close: 08 Dec 2017 
Census date: 02 Feb 2018 
On-time withdrawals close: 02 Feb 2018 
Available to audit: Yes
Open to HSC graduates?: No


    There are no listed prerequisites for this course.


Students will explore the nature of language: introduction to phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics and orthographic systems, with a clinical focus.

Particular emphasis on grammar, phonetics and articulation assessment and intervention. Analysis of language for clinical purposes (especially grammar transcription and phonetic transcription skills).

This unit of study prepares students with the necessary background knowledge to undertake phonology, language and clinical units later in the course.


30 minute in-class Grammar transcription barrier exam 25%, 30 minute in-class Phonetic transcription barrier exam 25%, 2 hour Final short answer and multiple choice exam 50%


Start Date: 08 Jan 2018     End Date: 25 Jan 2018


Mon 10:00 - 15:00 (1hr lunch break)

Tues 10:00 - 15:00 (1hr lunch break)

Wed 10:00 - 15:00 (1hr lunch break)

Thurs 10:00 - 15:00 (1hr lunch break)

Final Exam

Fri 2nd Feb, 10:00 start (2hr exam & 10mins reading time)


Lectures: Cumberland S Block S102

Final Exam: Cumberland T Block T203


Required text – you can purchase this on the internet or it will be available for purchase at the on-campus shop (Depot) from day 1 of lectures Fromkin, V., Rodman, R., Hyams N., Amberber M., Cox F., Thornton R. (2015). An introduction to Language (Australia and New Zealand 8th edition) Thomson Educational, Victoria. The 8th edition is the recommenced version.