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as of 7/2/2022

ENGLISH LINGUISTICS
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Italy - University of Bologna - 'Univ. of Bologna'
UC Course SubjectEnglish
Linguistics
Number & Suffix: 182
Full UC Title: ENGLISH LINGUISTICS 
Transcript Title: ENGLISH LINGUISTICS 
UC QTR Units - Division: 7.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This is a graduate level course that is part of the Laurea Magistrale program. Enrollment is by consent of the instructor. The course is intended for students who have a strong background in linguistics. The course focuses on English linguistics and includes lectures and laboratory exercises that focus on metalinguistic factors in language use. The course concentrates on theoretical knowledge related to the following linguistic areas: phonology, morphology, syntax, lexicology, semantics, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, stylistics, corpus linguistics. The focus of the course is on actual language use, with authentic texts (written and/or spoken, belonging to different registers) and electronic language corpora used as examples. The course concentrated on three main areas: theoretical introduction to basic concepts of corpus linguistics; corpus concordances; analysis and construction of corpora with the support of computer programs. Topics of metalinguistic analysis covered in the seminar include: idiom vs. open choice, register and sociolinguistic variability. Examples are taken from: British National Corpus; Corpus of Contemporary American English; Corpus of Global Web-Based English. Concepts analyzed include: corpus, corpus linguistics, corpus based linguistics, corpus driven linguistics, concordance, collocation, colligation, semantic prosody, semantic preference and lexical priming, as well as their practical applications. Assessment in the course is based on a written midterm that covers the theory part of the course and an oral exam that covers the practical part of the course. These two exams make up 2/3 of the grade. The remaining 1/3 is based on the laboratory assignments. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: ENGLISH LINGUISTICS 1 (LM) 
Partner University Department: Lingua, società e comunicazione 
Partner University Course Number: 78672