Introduction to English Linguistics course for Erasmus+, exchange and visiting students
Find out about the course and how and when to apply.
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
The next Introduction to English Linguistics course will run in Semester 1 2019.
Before signing up please make sure that the day and time do not clash with your academic timetable using your MyTimetable.