|Monday||1:00 PM - 2:30 PM||lesson||Lecture Hall T.6|
|Tuesday||8:30 AM - 10:00 AM||lesson||Lecture Hall T.6|
This course is introductory to the multimodal approach to contemporary English with particular reference to the composite texts of magazines, websites, short videos and posters.
- A multimodal approach to contemporary English: a definition.
- Social semiotics theory and is applications to multimodal texts.
- The language of speech and writing
- Multimodality of the printed page: magazines, newspapers, comic books
- Multimodality of the wepage: educational sites, information sites
- Multimodality of the short videos: digital storytelling, cartoons and TV commercials
- S. Cornblet & R. Carter, The language of Speech and Writing, London, Routledge, 2001.
- A. Baldry and P.J. Thibault, Multimodal Transcription and Text Analysis, London, Equinox, 2006.
students can choose between:
1. A. Baldry and Thibault gli studenti possono utilizzare:
2. G. Kress and T. van Leeuwen, Reading images : the grammar of visual design, London, New York : Routledge, 2006.
K. Kuiper, W.S. Allan, An Introduction to English Language: Sound, Word and Sentence, London, MacMillan, 1997, (Part III)
MAK Halliday, R. Hasan, Language, Context and Text: Aspects of language in a as Social Semiotic perspective, London, Oxford University Press, 1989.
MAK Halliday, Language as social semiotics, London, Edward Arnold, 1978.
|A. Baldry and P.J. Thibault||A. Baldry and P.J. Thibault, Multimodal Transcription and Text Analysis, London, Equinox, 2006.|
|S. Cornblet and R. Carter||S. Cornblet & R. Carter, The language of Speech and Writing, London, Routledge, 2001.|
Final Oral exams.
Required Linguistic Competence
Level 3 (ALTE), B2 (European Council).