Course EN1114

Introduction to English Linguistics

15 Credits
First Cycle

Starts week 35, 2021

On completion of the course, students will be able to:
  • reflect on the use and functions of the English language with reference to basic linguistic concepts
  • demonstrate an understanding of English as a formal system
  • explain basic aspects of variation in the English language, by referring to social variables (such as age and socioeconomic status) and situational variables (such as formality and time pressure)
  • identify and explain basic methods of analysis from core areas of linguistics
  • analyze different types of English-language data and and reflect on differences and similarities between fundamental categories such as speech and writing
  • describe key developments in the English language, including historical stages and present-day trends, as well as its place in its global linguistic landscape
  • independently carry out a small-scale study in an area of English linguistics and present it orally and in writing
  • demonstrate that they are proficient users of English by the appropriate use of vocabulary and grammar in the different ways of communicating within the course.
Starts and ends:
wk35, 2021 - wk2, 2022
Study Rate:
50%
Location:
Falun
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Normal
Language:
English
Entry Qualifications:
  • English: Written Proficiency, 7,5 credits and English Language Structure, 7,5 credits at First cycle level 1, or equivalent knowledge
Application Code:
HDA-H39GA
Main field of study:
Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
21,750 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
21,750 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees: www.universityadmissions.se.
Literature List

Literature lists are published at the latest one month ahead of the course start date.

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Starts week 3, 2022

On completion of the course, students will be able to:
  • reflect on the use and functions of the English language with reference to basic linguistic concepts
  • demonstrate an understanding of English as a formal system
  • explain basic aspects of variation in the English language, by referring to social variables (such as age and socioeconomic status) and situational variables (such as formality and time pressure)
  • identify and explain basic methods of analysis from core areas of linguistics
  • analyze different types of English-language data and and reflect on differences and similarities between fundamental categories such as speech and writing
  • describe key developments in the English language, including historical stages and present-day trends, as well as its place in its global linguistic landscape
  • independently carry out a small-scale study in an area of English linguistics and present it orally and in writing
  • demonstrate that they are proficient users of English by the appropriate use of vocabulary and grammar in the different ways of communicating within the course.
Starts and ends:
wk3, 2022 - wk22, 2022
Study Rate:
50%
Location:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Day
Teaching form:
Distance
Language:
English
Entry Qualifications:
  • English: Written Proficiency, 7,5 credits and English Language Structure, 7,5 credits at First cycle level 1, or equivalent knowledge
Application Code:
HDA-V3ACX
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
13 online
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Connect a camera and headphones to the computer and install a programme using instructions.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than three years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 1 Mbit/s (not mobile broadband, because mobile broadband can vary considerably in speed).

Means of Education:

Higher rate of web-based communication where our learning platform (Learn) is a natural element of the course. Web-based meetings with sound and image where simple presentations can be held. Lectures can be broadcast live or can alternatively be made available afterwards online.

Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
21,750 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
21,750 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees: www.universityadmissions.se.
Apply
Application no later: 15 October
Literature List

Literature lists are published at the latest one month ahead of the course start date.

To Literature List
Can we help you?

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support@du.se
+46 23-77 88 88

Course Coordinator