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120012 VO Approaching English Linguistics (2012W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik

Details on the use of the e learning platform will be provided in the first session.

Details

max. 150 participants
Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 08.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 15.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 22.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 29.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 05.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 12.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 19.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 26.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 03.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 10.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 17.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 07.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 14.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 21.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 28.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This lecture course is specifically designed for and tailored to a student audience that attends this class in the framework of the new Erweiterungscurriculum 'The World of English 1'. It provides students with a basic introduction to key concepts and terminology within the study of the English language from a linguistic perspective. Topics covered include: the history of English, the sounds of English, variation in the English language, English around the world, sign language, language and the mind, language attitudes, language policy.

Assessment and permitted materials

written examination

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students will gain basic knowledge regarding the various above-listed aspects of the linguistic study of the English language, including knowledge of the fundamental terminology and concepts used, enabling them to engage with the scientific field of English linguistics.

Examination topics

lecture

Reading list

Bauer, Laurie; Trudgill, Peter. 1998. Language Myths. London: Penguin.

Yule, George. 2010. The Study of Language. 4th edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Association in the course directory

Studium: EC 124;
Lehrinhalt: 12-0255

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:33