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
Location
VERONA
Period
II semestre dal Feb 24, 2014 al May 31, 2014.

Lesson timetable

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