English language 2 [Cognomi M-Z] (2015/2016)

Course code
4S002919
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 22, 2016 al May 31, 2016.

Lesson timetable

II semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.4  
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM 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 and digital contexts.
Teaching language: English

Syllabus

SYLLABUS

1. INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF ENGLISH DISCOURSE IN MULTIMODAL CONTEXT
2. RESEMIOTIZATION AND MULTIMODALITY
3. RECONTEXTUALIZATION, DIALOGISM, AND INTERDISCOURSIVITY
4. POLITICAL DISCOURSES AND THE FLUIDITY BETWEEN WRITTEN AND SPOKEN MODES
5. LEGAL DISCOURSE, EQUALITY, IDEOLOGY AND IDENTITY
6. CHALLENGING IDEOLOGIES BETWEEN NEW AND OLD MEDIA
7. DIGITAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS AND INTERTEXTUALITY


BIBLIOGRAPHY
- Zanfei, Anna (2014, 2015) “Notes on the Use of English: Ideology, Identity, Interdiscursive and Multimodal recontextualization”
- Tannen, Deborah Trester A M eds.(2013) Discourse 2.0: Language and New Media (chapters: introduction, chapter 1, 6, 13)

Assessment methods and criteria

Prerequisits: English Language 1 or Lingua inglese 1; C1 competence level for the English language(computerized test); letteratura inglese 1.
EXAMS METHOD: The written exam will present open questions that students are required to answer through the analysis of texts according to the discourse processing methodology learned during the course and though the bibliographical material.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016