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Archived Curricula Guide 2017–2019
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ENGA5 Linguistics II: Meaning and Discourse 5 ECTS
Organised by
DP in English Language, Literature and Translation
Preceding studies
Recommended:
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies
Curricula 2015 – 2017

Keywords

Strategic themes: Internationalisation

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course unit, the student will become familiar with the central approaches of semantics, pragmatics, and discourse analysis. In addition, the student will be able to apply these approaches in analysing authentic English-language text and speech.

Contents

The course unit explores the different approaches to studying the meanings and functions of language: semantics, pragmatics, and discourse analysis. By completing practical exercises, the student will become familiar with the basic concepts of these linguistic approaches and how they are applied to the English language.

Teaching language

English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English
Evaluation 
Numeric 1-5. 
Option 2
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam 
In English
Evaluation 
Numeric 1-5. 

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences