English linguistics LM - PARTE I (2014/2015)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S02903
Name of lecturer
Silvia Bigliazzi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-LIN/12 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH
Language of instruction
English
Period
Semestrino IIA, Semestrino IIB

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Lesson timetable

Semestrino IIA
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 3:40 PM - 5:20 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.1  
Thursday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.5  
Semestrino IIB
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 3:40 PM - 5:20 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.1  
Thursday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.5  

Learning outcomes

The module aims at providing students with Critical Discourse Analysis tools and to introduce them to Critical stylistics.

Syllabus

Programme: The module concentrates on the relation between text, discourse, intertextuality and interdiscursiveness by introducing students to Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) and critical stylistics, with a special focus on ‘discourse representation’, ‘presupposition’, ‘negation’, ‘metadiscourse’ and ‘irony’, and, more generally, on ideological construction in various discursive and textual typologies.
Bibliography:

1) Norman Fairclough, Discourse and Social Change, Cambridge – Malden, Polity, (1992) 2013
2) Leslie Jeffries, Dan McIntyre, Stylistics, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2010
3) Leslie Jeffries, Critical Stylistics: The Power of English, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010


Teaching method: Lectures will be held in English.

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam will consist in an oral discussion in English of the module’s topics.

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