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Text and Context (LNGS3609)

Discourse analysis is concerned with analysing how people create meaning(s) in a given social context. In this unit students will learn to apply linguistic methods to the analysis of discourse. 'Discourse' includes both spoken and written language as well as images. Students will learn to apply a range of advanced linguistic methods to explore different discourse varieties and to study their organisation above the sentence level. A particular focus will be on the kinds of insights provided by different analytical techniques.

Classes
2x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
1x1000wd discourse analysis (20%), 1x1000wd discourse analysis (20%), 1x2500wd Essay (60%)

Pre-requisites

LNGS2601 and LNGS2624 or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Linguistics

Details

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Linguistics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Census dates shows the latest date to cancel out of a unit*
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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