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LN5519: ADVANCED ENGLISH STRUCTURE AND USE (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

English may be analysed at various levels, from the study of individual speech sounds, to investigation of the structure of words, sentences and whole texts. This course will cover each of these levels of linguistic analysis to an advanced level and enable students to apply these skills in a variety of contexts from the teaching of English as a second language to the analysis of language variation in different social contexts.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Elspeth Edelstein

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)
  • MSc Tesol (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

English may be analysed at various levels, from the study of individual speech sounds, to investigation of the structure of words, sentences and whole texts. This course will cover each of these levels of linguistic analysis to an advanced level and enable students to apply these skills in a variety of contexts from the teaching of English as a second language to the analysis of language variation in different social contexts.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 25 - 35

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: 2x in-class tests (20% each); 2000-word essay (50%); presentation (10%)

Resit: 1 x 2,500 word essay

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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