Units of Study

LNGS2604 - Discourse Analysis

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Shoshana Judith Dreyfus


This unit of study provides an introduction to discourse analysis, which is concerned with the way in which texts are organised in relation to their social context. In linguistics, the term 'discourse' covers both a) the organisation of linguistic units above the sentence level (cohesion), and b) language in use or context (register and genre). The unit will include analysis of texts combining language with image, from the perspective of critical discourse analysis.


4x500wd term assignments (40%), 1x2500wd essay (60%)


J R Martin & David Rose, 'Working with Discourse', 2nd edn
2007 Continuum


2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr workshop/week


One of ENGL1000, ENGL1005, ENGL2619, ENGL2647, LNGS1001, LNGS1002, LNGS1003, LNGS1004, LNGS1005, LNGS2601, LNGS2602, LNGS2603, LNGS2620, LNGS2621, MECO1001, MECO1003, WRIT1001



Additional Information

As part of the 2014 curriculum review this unit of study has been replaced by LNGS3609. This unit of study will not be offered again.


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