|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Essay: 1 x 5000 word essay||75%|
|Semester Assessment||2 X ORAL PRESENTATIONS||25%|
|Supplementary Assessment||ESSAY TO BE RESUMBITTED IF FAILED||100%|
demonstrate that they have acquired a knowledge and understanding of the major theoretical issues raised during the module;
discuss critically the debates surrounding issues of language and power;
write about theories and issues in a well-structured and well-argued way;
undertake further postgraduate research.
The main aims are:
1. To consider in depth the role of language in political processes and the relationship between language and politics.
2. To familiarise students with sociolinguistic debates relating to the above topics on the basis of case studies.
3. To introduce students to theoretical issues relating to the above topics (e.g. linguistic relativity, linguistic determinism)
4. To encourage students to engage with issues of language and power
This module is at CQFW Level 7