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EIL4201(B)

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Assoc Prof Farzad Sharifian

Synopsis

As for EIL4201(A)

Objectives

Upon the successful completion of this unit students will be able to demonstrate:

  1. detailed knowledge and understanding of the cultural, ideological, and political influences associated with the spread of English around the globe as an international language,
  2. knowledge of the relationship between language, culture, and ideology,
  3. a critical appreciation of the literature on the spread of English around the world, including the ability to form an objective response to the issues raised in the literature,
  4. the ability to undertake scholarly independent research, and
  5. the ability to recognise the differences between evidence, interpretation, opinion and facts in secondary sources.

Assessment

Written work: 90%
Oral presentation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Farzad Sharifian

Contact hours

Methodology 6 weeks x one 2hr seminar/week. Minor thesis by regular consultation with supervisor throughout the semester. (Minimum of 20 contact hours).

Prerequisites

A major in English as an International Language

Co-requisites

EIL4301 and EIL4101