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Genre, Discourse and Multimodality - APPL901

This unit is concerned with the study of human communication from a social-semiotic perspective. It includes the study of the philosophical and practical differences between different schools of genre in applied linguistics; context-related patterns of communication in language and other semiotic systems (such as gesture, image, and layout); and the ways in which such patterns occur across semiotic systems and are systematically related. Multimodal communication in sites of practice such as educational, media, and professional contexts is explored and analysed from a coherent theoretical perspective.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S1 External - Session 1, External (On-campus dates: None)

Staff Contact(s): Dr John Knox

Admission to MAppLing or PGDipAppLing or MAppLingTESOL or MTransInterMAppLingTESOL Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): LING936
Unit Designation(s):

Applied Linguistics

Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Linguistics

Faculty of Human Sciences

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