Title:2017 Introductory Course in Phonetics “Introduction to IPA”

September 21st, 2017
  • Date: 1:30-5:00pm, Saturday, October 28th, 2017
  • Lecturer: Professor Takuya Kimura (Professor, Seisen University)
  • Venue: Japan Women’s University, Mejiro Campus
    (2-8-1 Mejirodai, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 112-8681)
    (Parking is not available on campus. Please use the public transportation.)
  • Host: Phonetic Society of Japan (Phonetics Promotion Committee)
  • Organizer: Akiko Matsumori (Faculty of Humanities, Japan Women’s University)
  • Admission: Free for members, 1000 yen for non-members (500 yen for non-member students)
  • Capacity: 60 (Pre-registration necessary)
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  • Abstract: This seminar is aimed for the general public to learn the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) which serves as a base for phonetics.
    The goals of this seminar are to learn the types of symbols used in IPA, how they are formed, and to understand the basic knowledge concerning IPA.
    Language learners keen on improving pronunciation, those who would like to observe the pronunciation of their native language objectively, and teachers teaching pronunciation are all welcome.