Structures of Spoken English
Queen Mary, University of London
Area of Study
Communication Studies, Linguistics, Speech Communications
Taught In English
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
OverviewCredits: 15.0Overlap: LIN038Prerequisite: LIN400 LIN4200 or equivalentSpoken language is typically spontaneous, fast and interactive, and occurring in face-to-face communication between at least two speakers. We will investigate how these factors are reflected in the syntactic and discourse structures that distinguish spoken from written English. We will also consider whether social class and gender differences between speakers results in differences in the use of these structures. There will be a mix of lectures, group analyses and discussion.Assessment: 10.0% Practical, 90.0% CourseworkLevel: 6
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