Universität Wien FIND

122250 AR Advanced Course in Linguistics (2019S)

British Isles Englishes: World Englishes or Language Worlds?

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik
Continuous assessment of course work

Details

max. 25 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

There won't be any classes on 7th June or 21st June. In lieu, individual, one-on-one supervision will be provided for the assignments throughout the semester and up to the date of submission.

Friday 08.03. 16:00 - 18:00 Raum 1 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-05
Friday 15.03. 16:00 - 18:00 Raum 1 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-05
Friday 22.03. 16:00 - 18:00 Raum 1 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-05
Friday 29.03. 16:00 - 18:00 Raum 1 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-05
Friday 05.04. 16:00 - 18:00 Raum 1 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-05
Friday 12.04. 16:00 - 18:00 Raum 1 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-05
Friday 03.05. 16:00 - 18:00 Raum 1 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-05
Friday 10.05. 16:00 - 18:00 Raum 1 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-05
Friday 17.05. 16:00 - 18:00 Raum 1 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-05
Friday 24.05. 16:00 - 18:00 Raum 1 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-05
Friday 31.05. 16:00 - 18:00 Raum 1 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-05
Friday 07.06. 16:00 - 18:00 Raum 1 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-05
Friday 14.06. 16:00 - 18:00 Raum 1 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-05
Friday 21.06. 16:00 - 18:00 Raum 1 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-05
Friday 28.06. 16:00 - 18:00 Raum 1 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-05

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

'World Englishes' has emerged as a new paradigm in the description of English. But what exactly does the paradigm involve? The various models which have been suggested are critically reviewed in the set textbook. As data for testing the issues involved, we will make use of various national components of the International Corpus of English. Each student adopt a national variety and becomes spokesperson in discussions, topic after topic. A crucial question will be how British Isles Englishes (English English, scottish English, Irish English, welsh English) fit in to the World Englishes paradigm. (There will regular exercises involving analysis. The seminar will culminate in an assignment in which a particular topic or topics using ICE data will be analysed in the context of some aspect of the 'World Englsihes' paradigm

Assessment and permitted materials

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Assignment (and handing in on time) 60%
Class Presentation (on given date) (oral, with power point and/or handout) 20%
Attendance and regular homework reading 20%

Reading list

Mario Saraceni, World Englishes: A Critical Analysis (London: Bloomsbury, 2015).
And many articles which underpin Saraceni's arguments or extend them, to be provided in class. Plus readings on national varieties will be recommended.

Association in the course directory

Studium: UF 344; MA 812 [2]; UF MA 046/507
Code/Modul: UF 4.2.3-223-225, MA M04, MA M05, UF MA 4B
Lehrinhalt: 12-0143

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