English II (2013/2014)

Course code
4S00850
Name of lecturer
Roberta Facchinetti
Coordinator
Roberta Facchinetti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Other available courses
Academic sector
L-LIN/12 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH
Language of instruction
English
Period
II semestre dal Feb 24, 2014 al May 31, 2014.

Lesson timetable

II semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.8 from Mar 10, 2014  to May 31, 2014
Thursday 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.8 from Mar 10, 2014  to May 31, 2014

Learning outcomes

The course will focus on pragmatics and discourse analysis. Special attendion will be dedicated to:
- pragmatics and discourse analysis: definition
- text, context, co-text
- speech acts
- conversation analysis
- cooperative principle
- politeness theory
- corpus linguistics


Main bibliographic reference:
CUTTING, Joan (2002/2008) Pragmatics and Discourse. A Resource book for Students. London: Routledge.
Further texts will be uploaded on the e-learning platform.

Syllabus

- pragmatics and discourse analysis: definition
- text, context, co-text
- speech acts
- conversation analysis
- cooperative principle
- politeness theory
- corpus linguistics

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam