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Department of Linguistics

PHONETICS AND PHONOLOGY

The Syllable and the Foot


Topics

The course material for this topic is divided into the following sub-topics:-

1) Introduction

2) Syllable Structure

2) The Syllable and Phonotactic Constraints

3) The Foot and Word Stress

4) Summary

Additional Reading

Students should also read the following:-

Clark, Yallop & Fletcher (2007) (Sections 3.1, 3.11, 9.3, 9.6, 9.7, 11.13)