Discourse and Language Teaching (EDPG5001)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit examines approaches to the analysis of spoken and written discourse and ways in which they can be drawn on in language learning classrooms. Topics covered include discourse and socity, discourse and pragmatics, discourse and genre, discourse and conversation, multimodal discourse analysis, and crticial discourse analysis.

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Classes

1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week commencing week 2

Assessment

1x1500wd written assignment (35%) and 1x3500wd written assignment (65%)

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No

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