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EDR8005 Discourse Analysis

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Educ
Student contribution band : National Priority - Teaching
ASCED code : 070115 - English as a SecLangTeach

Synopsis

This course introduces students to methodological approaches to the analysis of language. Social and cultural contexts in which written and spoken texts occur provide the focus of the study. The means of analysing discourse structure and markers of coherent written texts will be examined. Naturally occurring language among first language speakers or between native and non-native speakers in a classroom or learning community context will be analysed and a written text will be analysed using genre and critical discourse approaches. Theoretical principles underlining discourse studies and techniques will be analysed.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2016 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2016 Online
Semester 2, 2016 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2016 Online