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120012 VO Approaching English Linguistics (2013W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik

Details regarding course policies and the use of the learning platform Moodle will be provided in the course of the first lecture.
For registration information check univis as well as the webpages of the English Department.

Details

max. 150 participants
Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 07.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 14.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 21.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 28.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 04.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 11.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 18.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 25.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 02.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 09.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 16.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 13.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 20.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Monday 27.01. 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