LT5409 - Systemic Functional Linguistics

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Linguistics and Translation
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2015/16

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to
(1) Emphasize that function and semantics are the basis of human language and communicative activity;
(2) Study language as a system operating in and being influenced by social context;
(3) Enable students to generate innovative linguistic analysis using concepts developed in systemic functional linguistics.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Exercises and coursework: 60%
Essay: 40%
Detailed Course Information


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