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Introduction to Language

Postgraduate | CUR-TESOL503 | 2024

Investigate the component systems of language. Study sounds, word formation, grammar, conceptual and associative meaning, and discourse. Gain an understanding of how to integrate these concepts with the theories of 1st and 2nd language acquisition.

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Study method
100% online
Assessments
100% online
Enrol by
19 May 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
Duration
13 weeks
Start dates
27 May 2024,
25 Nov 2024

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$2,486

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Introduction to Language

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. examine and explain standard approaches to describing variation in language sounds, word formation, grammar, conceptual and associative meaning, and discourse
    2. apply this theoretical foundation to real problems in language use and education
    3. synthesise and communicate ideas related to one’s own experience with language using terminology appropriate to the field
    4. demonstrate an understanding of plagiarism, paraphrasing and the principles of Academic Integrity.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • CUR-TESOL503C (Not currently available)

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0.125 EFTSL
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