English II [CInt] (2014/2015)

Course code
4S00850
Name of lecturer
Anna Zanfei
Coordinator
Anna Zanfei
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
L-LIN/12 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH
Language of instruction
English
Period
II semestre dal Feb 23, 2015 al May 30, 2015.

Lesson timetable

II semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.4  
Tuesday 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.4  

Learning outcomes

This course aims at introducing the student to discourse processing and its application to contemporary English in multimodal contexts.
Teaching language: English

Syllabus

SYLLABUS

1. INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF ENGLISH DISCOURSE IN MULTIMODAL CONTEXT
2. REMEDIATION, RESEMIOTIZATION, AND MULTIMODALITY
3. RECONTEXTUALIZATION, DIALOGISM, AND INTERDISCOURSIVITY
4. POLITICAL DISCOURSES, IDEOLOGIES AND IDENTITY
5. LEGAL DISCOURSE, EQUALITY, IDEOLOGY AND IDENTITY
6. CHALLENGING IDEOLOGIES BETWEEN NEW AND OLD MEDIA
7. ENGLISH OF SUPERMODERNITY AND NON-SPACES


BIBLIOGRAPHY
- Zanfei, Anna (2014,) “Notes on the Use of English: Ideology, Identity, Interdiscursive and Multimodal recontextualization”

- Doloughan, Fiona J. (2011), "Contemporary Narrative: Textual Production, Multimodality and Multiliteracies"(Chapters 1, 2 and 6)

Assessment methods and criteria

PREREQUISITES: Lingua Inglese 1 (English Language 1); English B2 level (only for second year students).
EXAMS METHOD: Written Exam.