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Language and Interaction in Context

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Module Content
  • This module will critically examine the crucial role of context in language and interaction.
  • We will explore different theoretical approaches, models and concepts associated with communication.
  • This will help you to recognise different patterns of communication across cultures and the role of context in communication breakdown.
  • You will learn how to relate established theoretical models and concepts to authentic examples of different discursive practices.
  • Developing an in-depth understanding of the dynamic context of interaction from linguistic, social and community perspectives will enable you to use appropriate analytical skills to interpret causes of difficulty that may arise in a range of communicative situations.
  • 2000 words written assignment