2007 FCB117 Diction

Unit Level: Introductory

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   FCB217

SPECIAL NOTE: subject to enrolment quota
required unit for all Classical Voice majors in the BMus and DipMus


Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
FCB117 H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H On Campus 26-FEB-2007 23-MAR-2007 16-APR-2007 01-JUN-2007

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Offered in Courses: [F2K] [F2Q] [F3K] [F3M] [F3S] [R3A] [R3N]
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Develops competency in use of International Phonetic Alphabet for both dictation and practical interpretation of poetic texts in English, Italian, French and German. Develops diction skills for singers through analysis and practice of vowel and consonant placement and enunciation.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 4 x IPA Assignments (20% in wks 3, 6, 9, 12); mid-sem 20-min oral exam (20% in wk 7); end-of-sem 20-min oral exam (20%); end-of-sem 2-hr written exam (40%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 2 x 1-hr lectures, 1 hr tutorial weekly

Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)

STAFF: Ms M Smith (Coordinator) and PTA staff

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