Different people have taken different approaches to describing English. In this module, we will look at these different approaches and how they compare with one another. We will look at the sounds of language, word formation, grammar, vocabulary and the study of meaning. The module also introduces students to a range of tools for describing and analysing language. There will be coverage of the transcription of English and the use of different approaches and tools to identify patterns in language.
*Please note that module information is indicative and may change from year to year.
Module assessment - more information
(1) Data analysis task (50%)
(2) 2 hour exam (50%)