Courses & Units

Linguistics and Language Analysis EDP720

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; semiotics.

Summary

Unit name Linguistics and Language Analysis
Unit code EDP720
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator Doctor Megan Short
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

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

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023

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Learning Outcomes

  • analyse and describe spoken and written language to assist you in your teaching of the English language
  • recognise and explain a range of grammatical forms and sentence structures.
  • reflect on your knowledge of the structure of the English language in relation to your language teaching practice.
  • produce written assignments according to academic writing conventions and utilising APA referencing style.
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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

EDP729

Teaching

AssessmentStudent's Own Selection (60%)|Reflection (40%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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