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ET9A6 - Approaches to Written Discourse

  • Module code: ET9A6
  • Module name: Approaches to Written Discourse
  • Department: Centre for Applied Linguistics
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

Principal aims: The module aims to teach students to understand, critically evaluate, and use a wide range of contemporary approaches suitable for the analysis of written discourse (in the broad sense) as linked to social setting, and to understand the pedagogic implications of such analyses. Principal learning outcomes:

Principal learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of this module, students should • Be familiar with a wide range of complex language-analytical frameworks and techniques; • Be independently able to use relevant specialist software to assist with extended lexical, grammatical and textual analysis; • Have experience of selecting, evaluating and using appropriate conceptual frameworks for analysing different text types; • Be able to articulate pedagogic implications of the processes and results of text analysis

Timetabled teaching activities

2 x 1hr lectures and 1x1hr seminar for weeks 2-9 inc of term 1.

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/al/study/ma/modules/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: ET9A6-15)
A (Assessed work only) 3000 word assignment 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9PD) - Year 2
Optional Core
  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9P4) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9P4) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9PE) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9PF) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9PF) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9PF) - Year 4
  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9PG) - Year 3
  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9PH) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught English Language Teaching (X9PH) - Year 3
Optional
  • Postgraduate Social Science Research (L98A) - Year 1