Total Credits: 30
Level: Level 4
Target Students: MA in Modern English Language, MA in Literary Linguistics and MA Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching, MA in Applied Linguistics students. Other MA students by agreement with the convenor.
Availability: Not Available in the 2013/14 academic session.
|Full Year||Assessed by end of Designated Period|
Summary of Content: This module is a core course in language and linguistics. It introduces and then develops the key terms, theories, frameworks, ideological aproaches and methodologies required in linguistic study and research. It includes a substantial research methods component. It also invites and encourages critical evaluation, reflection and response to linguistic thinking and analysis.
Method and Frequency of Class:
|Activity||Number Of Weeks||Number of sessions||Duration of a session|
|Lecture||22 weeks||1 per week||2 hours|
Method of Assessment:
|Practical||50||A practical analysis and discussion of language data using an explicitly described linguistic framework. This analysis will be 3000 words.|
|Assignment||50||A critical evaluation of a published linguistic study or work chosen by the student in consultation with the course tutor. This essay will be 3000 words.|
Dr K Conklin
Education Aims: This module aims to provide students with
Learning Outcomes: Knowledge and understanding of
Offering School: English
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