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Language, Writing and Editing - EDIT981

This unit focuses on language, including variation in grammar, usage and punctuation, and linguistic approaches to writing style, discourse development and readability. It examines the features of different text types, spoken and written, as well as those evolving on the internet. It discusses communicative approaches to writing, including plain English for mediating complex content, and promotional writing for advertising purposes. It includes modules on editing Aboriginal English, and on academic writing and editing, especially theses and journal articles.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S2 External - Session 2, External (On-campus dates: None)

Staff Contact(s): Mr Adam Smith

Admission to GradCertEditElecPub or MCrWrit or GradDipCrWrit Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): LING962
Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Linguistics

Faculty of Human Sciences

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