Postgraduate Course: Language in use (EDUA11201)
|Moray House School of Education
|College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)
|SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
|Available to all students
|This course will explore function, form and meaning through a variety of short texts in common everyday contexts. Participants will begin the course by being exposed to a variety of texts and encouraged to view these in different ways, and this will lead towards selection and analysis of participants' own choices of texts. The course will focus on encouraging individuals to externalise initial reactions to texts and then to analyse this deeper, bringing in issues of culture and contexts.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
| Students are required to purchase the core texts marked in bold.
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- discuss philosophies which inform views of language
- describdescribe and analyse linguistic features of texts using appropriate terminology
- analyse and evaluate the relationships between the context, culture, text and the individual
- relate issues of discourse and pragmatics to examples of real language in use
- critically evaluate current research on analysis of language in various forms
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Mr Richard Easton
Tel: (0131 6)51 6424
|Mrs Moira Ross
Tel: (0131 6)51 6206