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Unit of Study SPT10002 - Phonetics and Linguistics for Speech Pathology (2020)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 describe and transcribe speech sounds using phonetic terminology and the International Phonetic Alphabet
2 analyse and describe phonological aspects of syllable structure, word shape and speech sounds
3 perform morphological analyses and description of any given English word including irregular morphemes, tense and aspect
4 analyse and classify English words by identifying and providing evidence for the word class of each word in any given sentence
5 analyse and describe phrase, clause and sentence formation in English
6 identify and explain the key features of discourse and pragmatics
7 reflect on the application of phonetic and linguistic knowledge in speech pathology practice and on approaches to diversity in speech and language

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. describe and transcribe speech sounds using phonetic terminology and the International Phonetic Alphabet
    • GA4:
  2. analyse and describe phonological aspects of syllable structure, word shape and speech sounds
    • GA4:
  3. perform morphological analyses and description of any given English word including irregular morphemes, tense and aspect
    • GA4:
  4. analyse and classify English words by identifying and providing evidence for the word class of each word in any given sentence
    • GA4:
  5. analyse and describe phrase, clause and sentence formation in English
    • GA4:
  6. identify and explain the key features of discourse and pragmatics
    • GA4:
  7. reflect on the application of phonetic and linguistic knowledge in speech pathology practice and on approaches to diversity in speech and language
    • GA4:
    • GA7:

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