UAB Graduate Catalog

Pronunciation (GRD 714, 724, 725)

GRD 724
Pronunciation/Intelligibility Workshop
3 credit hours
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Pronunciation and Accent Workshop is for those students who have never been exposed to English phonology classes.  In this class, students will be introduced to American intonation patterns, pronunciation of English sounds, and culture related to the language.  Summer and Fall.  Pass/No Pass.

GRD 725
Advanced Pronunciation/Intelligibility Workshop

3 credit hours
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Prerequisite: GRD 724, GRD 714, or permission of the instructor. This course is for those students who have completed the individualized instruction or who have the equivalent proficiency of those who have completed. By applying the voice and speech works of actor training, the students will practice speaking in longer stretches of the speech without losing the clarity of the message. This course helps students prepare for thesis and dissertation defenses, lecturing, and talks given at professional conferences. Spring. Pass/Fail.