Course Syllabus - Rutgers University

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Course Syllabus
Rutgers University P.A.L.S. Program
Fall 2010
Low Advanced Pronunciation
Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays 8:30-9:50
Room: Conklin 424
Instructor: Kenneth Bauzon
Email: [email protected]
Office hours: Tues./Thurs. 10:00-12:00
Course Texts and required materials: Accurate English A Complete Course in Pronunciation,
Rebecca M. Dauer, Prentice Hall Regents
ISBN# 0-13-007253-2
Course Description: This is a low advanced pronunciation course. It is the fifth of six
pronunciation courses in the P.A.L.S. program.
Course Outcomes: By the end of this course you will have been trained in the following:

Demonstrate pronunciation ability with a minimum of native-language interference;
produce correct stress, intonation, and rhythm when using multi-syllable words in
complex sentences; recognition of appropriate and inappropriate speech reductions;
accent does not interfere with intelligibility.
Class policies:
(1) You must attend class regularly and on time in order to get a good grade.
If you are late three times it will be counted as one absence. Your
grade in the course may be lowered if you are absent or late too often.
Except in the case of an emergency, please do not leave the classroom
while the class is in session. IF YOU MUST BE ABSENT OR LATE
FOR ANY REASON, IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO FIND
OUT ABOUT THE WORK YOU MISSED AND MAKE IT UP.
(2) You may not use a cell phone in the classroom. Please make sure that
you turn off your cell phone when you enter the classroom.
Grading policy:
Tests
Quizzes
Participation
Recordings
Attendance
25%
20%
10 %
30 %
15%
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Class 1: Review of Vowels
Class 2: Review of Consonants
Class 3: Voiceless & voiced consonants
Class 4: Regular verbs in the past tense
Class 5: Plural nouns, 3rd person singular verbs
Class 6: Rhythm
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Class 7: Mid-Term
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Class 8: Stressed/Unstressed Syllables
Class 9: Vowel Reduction
Class 10: Stress (word & sentence)
Class 11: Intonation
Class 12: Linking
Class 13: Review
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Class 14: Final
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