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Analysing (Social) Media Discourse - LNGS2627

Year - 2020

'You won't believe what happens next (and it's not what you think)'. This unit examines linguistic approaches to media discourse. The language of news texts and social media will form a special focus of the unit. We will explore general aspects of media institutions, the ways in which social identities are constructed in the media, differences between the language of various types of media texts, and relationships between words and images.

1x2hr seminar/week

1x2000wd communicative context (analysis) (30%), 1x15min presentation (1500wd equiv) (30%), 1x2500wd linguistic interpretation (40%)


24 credit points


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Linguistics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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