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Area/Catalogue
LANG 1056

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
100904

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To introduce students to the exploration and analysis of the relationship between languages and cultures.

Course content

The students will investigate the concepts and issues relating to language and culture. They will become familiar with the ways in which language and culture play a significant role in meaning making and investigate some key areas of focus including speech acts, politeness and discourse. They will learn to identify the ways in which language and culture influence each other and shape the ways people interpret and create meaning.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1 hour x 12 weeks
Seminar 2 hours x 12 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External (Online tasks) 3 hours x 12 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Review 450 words 10% N/A
Research assignment 900 words 20% N/A
Research assignment 1125 words 25% N/A
Essay 2025 words 45% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Review 450 words 10% N/A
Research assignment 900 words 20% N/A
Research assignment 1125 words 25% N/A
Essay 2025 words 45% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Creative Industries

Degrees this course is offered in

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