EDLA520 The Nature of English

10 cp

This unit reviews the nature and function of language and focuses on the fundamental elements of the English linguistic system. It aims to develop in students an ability to explore language at the phonological, word, sentence and whole text level, and the relationship between texts and contexts. The unit develops essential understandings regarding grammar, syntax, pronunciation and pragmatics, as well as intercultural communication awareness, all of which provide the fundamental content for, and are set in the context of, the practice of teaching English as a second or additional language.

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Short url: https://www.acu.edu.au/units/556208