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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

A course that looks at how English works

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

  • Phonetics and phonology – a study of English speech sounds and patterns of use

  • Morphology – a study of how English words are formed

  • Syntax – the rules for forming phrases and clauses in English

  • Semantics and pragmatics – a focus on how we use English to create meaning

  • Social aspects of English language such as gender and English in the world

  • How the English 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 is not yet open.