University of Bath

Introduction to English Linguistics course for Erasmus+, exchange and visiting students

Find out about the course and how and when to apply.

Erasmus+, exchange or visiting students student sitting in a British Studies lecture
Develop your English and intercultural skills

Theories, concepts and issues relating to the structure and use

On this 11 -week course you will study different approaches and theories to analysis of language in order to understand how we use language to communicate, including the following:

  • Phonetics and phonology – a study of speech sounds and meaning

  • Morphology – a study of how words are formed

  • Syntax – the rules about the structure of a language

  • Semantics and pragmatics – a focus on meaning of language

  • Social aspects of language such as gender and language

  • How language works in longer stretches of spoken and written language

To be awarded credits for this course, a minimum of 80% attendance is required.


Before signing up please make sure that the day and time do not clash with your academic timetable using your MyTimetable.

Registration for this course opens via this page on the 1 October 2018 at 12.00pm