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ET213 - Linguistics: Acquisition and Use

  • Module code: ET213
  • Module name: Linguistics: Acquisition and Use
  • Department: Centre for Applied Linguistics
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module aims to provide students with a solid foundation in the study of second language acquisition, familiarise students with the description of languages of the world, and provide students with a solid understanding of the relationship between languages and thinking.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module, the student should be able to describe and discuss theory and evidence in second language acquisition research, and describe and discuss linguistic diversity and linguistic relativity.

Timetabled teaching activities

lectures (2 hours a week) and seminars (1 hour a week)

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: ET213-30)
C1 (Assessed/examined work) Assessed Course Work 50%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 50%
Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Undergraduate Modern Languages and Linguistics (R9Q1) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Language, Culture and Communication (X3Q5) - Year 2
Optional Core
  • Undergraduate Modern Languages with Linguistics (R9Q2) - Year 2