LT5904 - Language and Culture in Society

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Linguistics and Translation
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
CTL5902 or LT5902
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2019/20

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

This course aims to (i) enable students to explore the ways in which language and culture are mutually embedded in one another and can be advantageously studied in a social context; (ii) increase awareness of discourse both as a means of cultural and social reproduction and resistance; (iii) enhance students’ skills in critiquing cultural and social issues by means of rigorous discourse analysis; (iv) equip students as a new generation of critical-thinking translators and linguists.

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

Continuous Assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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