English linguistics LM (2011/2012)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S02903
Credits
9
Coordinator
Roberta Facchinetti
Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
PARTE I 6 L-LIN/12-LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH I semestre Roberta Facchinetti
PARTE II 3 L-LIN/12-LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH I semestre Roberta Facchinetti

Learning outcomes

Module: PARTE I
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Module: PARTE II
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The course aims at gaining expertise and developing analytical skills in English linguistics, with special attention to language variation and discourse analysis, bearing in mind the main phases of the history of the English. The focus will mainly be on ESP, with special reference to the language of politics and of advertising. Moreover, the students will be introduced to Corpus Linguistics and its different applications.

Syllabus

Module: PARTE I
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Module: PARTE II
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- History of English: the basics
- The language of politics
- The language of advertising
- The basics of Corpus Linguistics

Assessment methods and criteria

Module: PARTE I
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NB: students intending to take this exam are strongly advised to attend the lessons.



Module: PARTE II
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written exam.

NB: students intending to take this exam are strongly advised to attend the lessons.