Courses & Units

Linguistics and Language Analysis ESG715

Launceston

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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; semiotics.

Summary

Unit name Linguistics and Language Analysis
Unit code ESG715
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator Doctor Megan Short
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate

Availability

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

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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

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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.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
079999 $498.00 $498.00 not applicable $2,108.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Teaching

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

Required

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