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LNGS7004 - Register and Genre in English
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences - 6 credit points
HECS Band one
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: Linguistics
Offered session(s): 8
Teacher/Coordinator: Prof J Martin

Classes: 2 hours per wk

Assessment: Assignments totalling 5000 words

Textbooks: J R Martin & David Rose, Genre Relations: mapping culture. Equinox
Introduction to the theory of genre and register; differences between grammatical and discourse structures; discussion of basic discourse systems; speech function and exchange structure, conjunction and continuity - reference - lexical cohesion; the interaction of discourse and grammar: cohesive harmony, method of development and argumentation; relations between language, register and genre; discussion of register systems; introduction to genre; schematic structure; code in relation to genre, register and language.
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