English linguistics lm - PART I (2015/2016)

Course code
4S004044
Name of lecturer
Silvia Bigliazzi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
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
Thursday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.1  
Friday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  
Semestrino IIB
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.1  
Friday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  

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.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016