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Syllabus 2018-19 - 12213018 - Text and Discourse of the English Language (Texto y discurso en lengua inglesa)

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  • Level 1: Tutorial support sessions, materials and exams in this language
  • Level 2: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams and seminars in this language
  • Level 3: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams, seminars and regular lectures in this language
DEGREE: Grado en Estudios ingleses
FACULTY: FACULTY OF HUMAN SCIENCES AND EDUCATION

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Text and Discourse of the English Language
CODE: 12213018 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 0
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 3, 4 SEMESTER: SC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: LÓPEZ-PELAEZ CASELLAS, JESÚS
DEPARTMENT: U115 - FILOLOGÍA INGLESA
FIELD OF STUDY: 345 - FILOLOGÍA INGLESA
OFFICE NO.: D2 - 245 E-MAIL: jlopez@ujaen.es P: 953212136
WEBSITE: http://www10.ujaen.es/conocenos/departamentos/filing/3407
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 3
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

1. Introduction: from text to discourse:

1.1. Definition of text

1.2. The notion of texture

1.3. Text-forming devices

1.4. Text and context

1.5. Differences between text and discourse

1.6. Discourse as product and discourse as process

2. The forms of textual cohesion in English:

2.1. Grammatical cohesion

2.2. Lexical cohesion

3. Other principles employed for the creation of text: thematic organization:

3.1. Definition of theme and rheme

3.2. Simple themes of more than one group

3.3. Unmarked and marked themes

3.4. Topical, textual, and interpersonal themes

3.5. Theme and mood

3.6 Multiple themes

3.7. Clauses as themes

3.8. Predicated themes

3.9. Theme in dependent clauses

3.10. Theme in minor clauses

3.11. Theme in elliptical clauses

4. Socio-pragmatics. Intercultural pragmátics and speakers' groups:

4.1. Socio-pragmatics.

4.2. Intercultural pragmátics 

4.3. Speakers' groups

5. Discursive and norms in the use of Englsh: cognitive and sociolinguistics approaches

5.1. Discursive norms in English:

5.1.1. Cognitive approaches

5.1.2. Sociolinguistic approaches

5.1.3. An integrates view of discursive norms in English

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Students will be provided with classnote of the topic taught during the course. They will read and discuss them in class. Classes will revolve around these classnotes, clarifying concepts, giving examples and solving practical exeercises. Simultaneusly, they will be provided with a bibliographical list and sources, suitable for the fulfilment of activities in an autonomous way.

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

Assessment will be ruled by Royal Decree 1125/2003 of September 5th by which the European Credit Transfer System is for official university degrees is established.

Assessment will include active participation and attendance, which will constitute 20 % rate of  the final grading. The lecturer will base this portion of the assessment on the following aspects:

  • Regular class attendance.
  • Active participation in class.
  • Participation in discussion.
  • Signing in attendance list.
  • Porfolio of activities

The mastery of the theoretical and practical concepts will be assessed through a written exam which will constitute 60 % of the final grading.

The remaining 20 % will be based on an individual paper. The following aspects will be taken into consideration: structure of the paper, delivery in time, quality of the written/oral expression in English, quality of the content, originality, formal quality of the presentation. Plagiarism will be penalized with the loss of the grading corresponding to this section.

The following competences will be taken into account in the evaluation system:

Las siguientes competencias serán tenidas en cuenta en el sistema de evaluación: CB1, CB2, CB3, CB4, CB5, E.01, E.05, E.14, E.17, E.18, E.26, E.27, G.02, G.06, G.07, G.09, G.11.

 Los siguientes resultados de aprendizaje serán tenidos en cuenta: R19, R21, R26, R27, R28, R.42.

 The following learning outcomes will be taken into account:  R19, R21, R26, R27, R28, R.42.

 

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Discourse and literature, the interplay of form and mind. Edition: -. Author: Cook, Guy. Publisher: Oxford: Oxford University Press, cop. 1994  (Library)
  • Pragmatics. Edition: 1st published, 16th printing. Author: Levinson, Stephen C.. Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005  (Library)
  • The study of language beyond the sentence: from text grammar to discourse analysis. Edition: -. Author: Martínez-Cabeza, Miguel Ángel. Publisher: Granada: Comares, 2003  (Library)
  • Introducing discourse analysis. Edition: -. Author: Nunan, David. Publisher: Harmondsworth: Penguin English, 1993  (Library)
  • Discourse studies: an introductory textbook. Edition: -. Author: Renkema, Jan.. Publisher: Amsterdam, [etc.] : John Benjamins, 1993.  (Library)
  • An Introduction to Discourse Analysis. Edition: -. Author: Coulthard, R. M.. Publisher: Longman.  (Library)
  • Introduction to text linguistics. Edition: -. Author: Beaugrande, Robert Alain de. Publisher: London: Longman, 1988  (Library)
  • Introducción al análisis del discurso hablado. Edition: -. Author: Nieto García, Jesús Manuel. Publisher: Granada: Universidad de Granada, 1995  (Library)
  • Introducción a la lingüística del texto. Edition: -. Author: Bernárdez, Enrique. Publisher: Madrid: Espasa-Calpe, 1982  (Library)
  • Culturally speaking: culture, communication and politeness theory. Edition: 2nd ed.. Author: -. Publisher: London [etc] : Continuum, 2012  (Library)
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • How to do things with words: the William James Lectures delivered at Harvard University in 1955. Edition: 1st issued as an Oxford University Press paperback. Author: Austin, J. L.. Publisher: London: Oxford University Press, 1971
  • Linguitics communication and speech acts. Edition: -. Author: Bach, Kent. Publisher: Cambridge (Massachusetts): MIT Press, cop. 1979  (Library)
  • Discursive approaches to politeness. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter Mouton, 2011  (Library)
  • Discursive approaches to politeness [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter Mouton, 2011  (Library)
  • Linguistic politeness across boundaries [Recurso electrónico] : the case of Greek and Turkish. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia, PA : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., c2001.  (Library)
  • La cortesía verbal en inglés y en español: actos de habla y pragmática intercultural. Edition: -. Author: Díaz Pérez, Francisco Javier. Publisher: Jaén: Universidad de Jaén, 2003  (Library)
  • Text and context: explorations in the semantics and pracmatics of discourse. Edition: 1st published, 4th impression. Author: Dijk, Teun A. van. Publisher: London: Longman, 1986  (Library)
  • The grammar of discourse. Edition: -. Author: Longacre, Robert E.. Publisher: New York ; London: Plenum Press, cop. 1983  (Library)
  • Discourse analysis for language teachers. Edition: -. Author: McCarthy, Michael. Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001  (Library)
  • Pragmatics: an introduction. Edition: 2nd ed. Author: Mey, Jacob L.. Publisher: Malden: Blackwell, 2002  (Library)
  • Speech Acts: an essay in the philosophy of language. Edition: 1st published, repr. Author: Searle, John R.. Publisher: Cambridge [etc.]: Cambridge University Press, 1999  (Library)
  • Relevance: communication and cognition. Edition: 2nd ed., repr. Author: Sperber, Dan. Publisher: Oxford [etc.]: Blackwell, 1998  (Library)
  • A text grammar of english. Edition: -. Author: Werlich, Egon. Publisher: Heidelberg: Quelle & Meyer, 1983