Spanish phonetics and phonology and word formation

Spanish phonetics and phonology and word formation

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 15

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 45

ECTS credit: 4

Lecturer(s): asist. Veselko Vita, prof. dr. Pihler Ciglič Barbara

The course consists of two content sets:

- the role of phonetics and phonology in linguistics,
- basic concepts of phonetics and phonology (phoneme, allophone, syllable, diphthongs, triphthongs and hiatus, relationship phoneme-grapheme, …)
- the speech mechanism and articulation of Spanish vowels and consonants,
- phonosyntax,
- the international phonetic alphabet (AFI – IPA) and phonetic transcription,
- differences between European and American Spanish and between Slovene and Spanish.

- basic concepts of word formation (root, affix, …),
- types of morphemes and their meaning,
- basic word formation processes (derivation, compounding, suffixation, …),
- formation of noun and adjective words, verbs and adverbs,
- formation of verbs, verbal inflection (regular, irregular, partially irregular verbs).