Module Identifier ED32520  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Mr Bob Jones  
Semester Semester 1  
Pre-Requisite ED10310 recommended as an introduction to the study of language  
Course delivery Lecture   10 Hours 10 x 2 hour sessions (plus a reading week) of mixed teaching style: formal teaching followed by seminar/tutorial/workshop sessions.  
Assessment Course work   2 assignments of 2,500 words each (or approved equivalent)   100%  
  Resit assessment   All failed or missing elements of assessment to be re-taken or made good.    
Further details  

Brief description

This module introduces students to the linguistic study of the characteristics of spoken and written texts. It examines in detail selected aspects of the major themes of coherence and cohesion in texts.

Aims of the module


The lectures will be based on the following topics:

Tutorial / seminar work will be based:

Learning outcomes

On the successful completion of this module, students should:

Reading Lists

Preliminary Readings
Brown, Gillian and George Yule.. (1983) Discourse Analysis. Cambridge University Press
Stubbes, Michael. (1983) Discourse Analysis. Basil Blackwell