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Introduction to English in Use: Form and Structure (6 points)


Leader: Lorraine Bullock

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Through the study of selected texts students will have opportunity to examine some of the unique grammatical, syntactical and semantic features of the English language. The focus of this unit is to increase the student's knowledge of the functional aspects of English with special attention being paid to the forms and structures of the language of the academic discourse community. Students will examine how the construction of information can be viewed through a situational perspective that offers an extended access to English text for the second language speaker.

Assessment: Written (1500 words): 35% + Examinations (3 hours): 40% + Seminar participation: 5% + Seminar paper: 20%

Contact Hours: 4 hours (1 x lecture and 2 x seminars) per week

Prerequisites: Faculty of Arts second language entry criteria or EIU1010

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