3 Links for Second Year Phonology Video Lectures
YouTube videos from TrevTutor, The Virtual Linguistics Campus, and Nicholas Rolle
Today’s 3 links are for second year phonology:
Phonology with TrevTutor
YouTube video series
16 videos ranging from 6 to 15 minutes. Colorful handwritten slides with voiceover. Content includes basic terminology, detailed discussion of particular features, SPE rules, sonority, and feature geometry. Some videos walk through the process of phonological analysis. Closed captions are auto-generated and struggle sometimes with technical terms, though often the technical terms are displayed on the slides.
Phonology Micro-Lectures with The Virtual Linguistics Campus
YouTube video series
33 videos ranging from 1 to 2 minutes. Playlist order appears to be arbitrary. PowerPoint-style slides with voiceover. Some videos present fundamental concepts and phonological processes, while others focus on social/historical variation in phonology. Closed captions are auto-generated and struggle sometimes with technical terms.
Introduction to Optimality Theory with Nicholas Rolle
51 minute video-recorded lecture from UC Berkeley phonology course. Provides an introduction to the basic concepts and mechanics of Optimality Theory. Presentation is directed toward students in the classroom, though easy to follow as a viewer. While students’ questions can be difficult to hear, the recording is generally high-quality. Closed captions are auto-generated and struggle sometimes with technical terms.
If you want to provide some introductory scaffolding: The Ling Space’s videos include several first and second year phonology concepts, with transcripts and supplementary material: http://www.thelingspace.com/phonology-episodes
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