Units of Study

LNGS3607 - Genre and Register

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: James Robert Martin

Description

This unit will focus on the analysis of genre and register, from a functional linguistics perspective. The issue of modelling genre relations will be examined in detail, including typological and topological approaches. Register analysis will be considered from the perspective of well studied registers such as analysts. Attention will also be given to qualitative and quantitative techniques, and to multi-modal analysis (including verbiage, image, music).

Assessments

1x1200wd genre staging exercise (15%), 1x1000wd field analysis (20%), 1x1000wd mode analysis (20%), 1x1000wd tenor analysis (20%), 1x1800wd contrastive text analysis (25%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

LNGS2603 or LNGS2604 or LNGS3608

Prohibitions

LNGS3007

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