Courses & Units

Linguistics and Language Analysis ESG715

Launceston

Note:

This unit will only be offered subject to sufficient enrolment numbers

Introduction

This Unit explores linguistics as an academic discipline and in particular its relevance to language learning and teaching. A central idea underpinning the Unit is the role that language awareness plays in preparing language teachers to teach English to speakers of other languages. The Unit includes an exploration of the following aspects of linguistics - sociolinguistics, psycho and neuro-linguistics; language descriptions and grammars; phonetics; phonology; morphology; syntax; semantics; pragmatics; discourse analysis and semiotics.

Summary

Unit name Linguistics and Language Analysis
Unit code ESG715
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator

Dr Megan Short

Teaching staff

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $2,108.00 079999

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Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

off-campus or on-campus flexible mode in Launceston

Assessment

AT1: Personal reflection on your language awareness (30%); AT2: Either an essay OR a planning assignment (70%)

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Textbooks

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