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ALM4120 - Applied Linguistics

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Dr Julie Bradshaw


Not offered in 2007


Three contexts for the application of linguistics are highlighted: education, the media and the professions. Language issues and problems including literacy and oracy; second language acquisition; language and ideology; language and discrimination; language and power; language policy and planning; intercultural and cross-cultural communication


Library search exercises (1500 words): 10%
Diary (approx. 2000 words): 20%
Essay (5000 words): 60%
Open-book test (approx. 1 hr): 10%