Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
On campus or online
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2 hour seminar per week. |
Total Time Commitment:
2 contact hours/week, an additional 8 hours/week. Total of 10 hours per week.
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Jean Mulder
This subject explores the main areas of grammar and discourse, including morphology, syntax, discourse analysis, and pragmatics, from an applied linguistics perspective. Throughout the subject, material is drawn from different spoken and written varieties of English, including various regional and social varieties as well as Standard English. Through seminars and practical application students gain a systematic understanding of the major features of English grammar and discourse and develop their skills in transcribing spoken English and using techniques of linguistic analysis in the study of English.
Eight practical assignments (totalling 2500 words) 50% (due throughout the semester) and a text analysis paper (2500 words) 50% (due during the examination period).
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Subject offered as both online and on-campus. Some restrictions on student visa holders apply. Please contact the course coordinator for more information.
M.A.Applied Linguistics (Advanced Seminars and Shorter Thesis) |
English Language |
Technology in Language Learning
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