552.301 (17W) Focus on Linguistics: Prosody and Paralanguage in Speech and Writing

Wintersemester 2017/18

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04.10.2017 10:00 - 12:00 , N.0.43
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Overview

Lecturer
Course title german
Focus on Linguistics: Prosody and Paralanguage in Speech and Writing
Type
Seminar (continuous assessment course )
Hours per Week
2.0
ECTS-credits
6.0
Registrations
11 (25 max.)
Organisational Unit
Language of Instruction
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Course begins on (set in LVOnline)
01.10.2017

Course Information

Learning Outcome

The aim is an understanding of the ways social and affective meanings in language are expressed 'prosodically' and 'paralinguistically' in both the vocal and written medium 

Methodology

Class lecture and discussion;  intensive data demonstration and analysis; mini-projects

Course overview

1. What is prosody? What is paralanguage? 

2.How do they relate to other systems of linguistic expression and what meanings can/do they express?

3.Prosody and paralanguage in vocal communication

4.Prosody and paralanguage  in (digital) written communication

5.Trends in the visualisation of prosodic and paralinguistic meanings

6. Implications for a multi-modal linguistics? 

Literature

Reading recommendations will be given during the course.

A good orientation to visualised prosody and paralanguage is:

Marcel Danesi (2017): The Semiotics of Emoji. Bloomsbury: London.

Exam information

Exam methodology

Written examination at the end of the course

Exam topics

Course contents

Exam mode

Examination performance

Grading scheme

Note/Grade Benotungsschema

Degree programmes

  • Teacher training programme English (Secondary School Teacher Accreditation) (SKZ: 344, Version: 04W.7)
    • 2.Abschnitt
      • Fach: Applied Linguistics (Compulsory subject)
        • Second Language Acquisition and Language Instruction Project ( 2.0h SE / 5.0 ECTS)
          • 552.301 Focus on Linguistics: Prosody and Paralanguage in Speech and Writing (2.0h SE / 5.0 ECTS)
  • Bachelor's degree programme English and American Studies (SKZ: 612, Version: 15W.1)
    • Fach: Fachliches Vertiefungsstudium (Compulsory subject)
      • Focus on Linguistics ( 0.0h SE / 6.0 ECTS)
        • 552.301 Focus on Linguistics: Prosody and Paralanguage in Speech and Writing (2.0h SE / 6.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 4., 5. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelor's degree programme English and American Studies (SKZ: 612, Version: 15W.1)
    • Fach: Freie Kombination (Compulsory elective)
      • Freie Kombination ( 0.0h SE / 12.0 ECTS)
        • 552.301 Focus on Linguistics: Prosody and Paralanguage in Speech and Writing (2.0h SE / 6.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 5., 6. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelor's degree programme English and American Studies (SKZ: 612, Version: 10W.3)
    • Fach: Fachliches Vertiefungsstudium (Compulsory subject)
      • Focus on Linguistics ( 2.0h SE / 7.0 ECTS)
        • 552.301 Focus on Linguistics: Prosody and Paralanguage in Speech and Writing (2.0h SE / 7.0 ECTS)
  • Bachelor's degree programme English and American Studies (SKZ: 612, Version: 10W.3)
    • Fach: Freie Kombination (Compulsory elective)
      • Freie Kombination ( 0.0h XX / 11.0 ECTS)
        • 552.301 Focus on Linguistics: Prosody and Paralanguage in Speech and Writing (2.0h SE / 7.0 ECTS)

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