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The Language of Business - LNGS4115

Year - 2020

What role does language play in business communication? Corporations make use of a wide range of different communicative activities, from company websites, mission statements, and corporate reports to communication on social media sites. People use language to construct and enact corporate images, workplace cultures, and leadership styles. This unit introduces students to linguistic approaches to business language, and explores the role language plays in organisations. Students will gain new insights into the surprising power of workplace discourse.

1x2hr seminar/week

10x 150wd equivalent Quiz (20%), 1x 1500wd equivalent Presentation (30%), 1x 3000wd equivalent E-portfolio (50%)


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: Honours
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
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