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.
|Unit name||Linguistics and Language Analysis|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Doctor Megan Short|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- 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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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:EDP729
|Assessment||Student's Own Selection (60%)|Reflection (40%)|
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