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Module Code: LNG310
Module Title: Applied Linguistics
Module Level: Level 3
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2020/21
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: Department of Applied Linguistics
Pre-requisites: ENG103ORLNG103
• An overview of Applied Linguistics

• an introduction to second language acquisition (SLA)

• • an overview of theoretical issues in linguistic theory and application

• • an opportunity to develop analytical skills in linguistic description

• • broad-based and adaptable training in research methods and dissemination skills

Learning outcomes 
At the conclusion of the module, students are expected to demonstrate:

A. knowledge and understanding of the mechanism of language learning and language teaching

B. an awareness of various ‘branch’ areas of applied linguistics including broader areas such as language skills, language teaching and learning, language use and context among many others.

C. knowledge and understanding of some emerging areas such as forensic stylistics and corpus linguistics

D. the ability to design, research and communicate analyses of L2 teaching and learning

E. the ability to articulate systematic knowledge and a critical awareness of sub disciplines within the areas of applied linguistics and SLA.

F. the skills to make sensible judgment according to available evidence for research purposes and communicate ideas and findings by applying a systematic scholarly diagram.
Method of teaching and learning 
The teaching sessions are divided into two components (Lectures and Tutorials/workshops).


Tutorials/ workshops



• The applied linguist and the foreign language teacher

• Research approaches in applied linguistics

Focusing on the four skills in an L2:

• Speaking

• Listening

• Reading

• Writing

Focusing on the L2 Learning and Teaching

• Communicative, task-based, and content-based language teaching

• Bilingual education

• Researching motivation: from integrative to the ideal L2 self

• Learning English in a global context

Focusing on language and language use

• Corpus linguistics

• Forensic stylistics

• The key concepts in language teaching and education

• Second Language Acquisition

• Language, culture and identity

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 13  26        111  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Short-Essay/Analysis 25.00
2 Individual Presentation 25.00
3 Long-Essay 50.00

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