This information is for the 2015 academic year. See information for LALS 544 in 2016.
LALS-544 – Discourse Analysis
|Faculty:||Humanities & Soc Sc||Corequisites:||None|
|School:||Linguistics & Applied Language||Restrictions:||None|
Discourse is language in use. This course explores the analysis of discourse structure in spoken and/or written text, and considers applications in language teaching.
There is no set textbook for this course. The required readings are all journal articles or book chapters. They will be available for students to download from Blackboard, the online teaching and learning system, to either read online or print out.
It would be helpful to have access to at least one of these books throughout the course:
Cook, G. 1989. Discourse. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Nunan, D. 1993. Introducing Discourse Analysis. London: Penguin English.
Paltridge, B. 2000. Making Sense of Discourse Analysis. Gold Coast, Queensland: Antipodean Educational Enterprises.
More detailed introductions:
Coulthard, M. 1985. An Introduction to Discourse Analysis (2nd ed.). London: Longman.
Hatch, E. 1992. Discourse and Language Education. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
McCarthy, M. 1991. Discourse Analysis for Language Teachers. Cambridge: Cambridge
Paltridge, B. 2006. Discourse Analysis: An Introduction. London: Continuum.
Trimester 3 2015
* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.
|CRN||From/To||Days||Time||Building [Campus]||Room||Instructor||10599 (L1)||16 Nov – 20 Dec 2015||Thu||1610 - 1800||24 Kelburn Pde [Kelburn]||101||Jean Parkinson*||8 Feb – 14 Feb 2016||Thu||1610 - 1800||24 Kelburn Pde [Kelburn]||101||10654 (L1)||16 Nov – 21 Feb 2016||tba||[Distance (NZ)]||Jean Parkinson*|
Course Outline Information
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