LN521.312 Introduction to Language Learning and Linguistics



Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

In this subject students are offered the opportunity to pursue elective studies in specific areas of interest that will extend their basic training in applied linguistics into a consideration of more complex issues. Students will become familiar with major theoretical perspectives in the issue(s), become familiar with viewpoints and research in the literature and, where applicable, gain experience in analysis and problem solving in the issue(s).

In a semester when this subject is offered, the content will be chosen from one or two areas of applied linguistics such as: analysis of tonal languages, discourse and pragmatics, community based orthography design, language survey, Scripture engagement, etc.

Teaching Strategies

Teaching methods/strategies used in this unit will include face to face instruction, tutorials, demonstrations and other methods/strategies appropriate to the content and achievement of the outcomes.

Unit offerings

SILA: Semester 2, 2021; Semester 2, 2022; Semester 2, 2023; Semester 2, 2024; Semester 2, 2025, and Semester 2, 2026 (Every Year, Semester 2)

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand, regulatory requirements, continual improvement processes or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.