Language, Literature & Culture
Language, Literature & Culture 2023-24
School Of Arts, Culture And Language
Module - Semester 2
- The relationship between language, culture and thought processes.
- The relationship between language and literature
- The relationship between language and identity.
- The different manifestations of bilingualism and bilingual literature
- The structures of multilingual societies.
- The social, cultural, and political issues surrounding minority languages and language policy
-threshold -D: Student has achieved the minimum acceptable standard of understanding and/or knowledge in all the learning outcomes. Student can demonstrate a minimum level of understanding of the basic concepts and be able to apply them to data with some degree of accuracy.
-good -B: Student has achieved a better-than-average standard of understanding and/or knowledge in all learning outcomes, and has a clear and accurate understanding of concepts; ability to apply concepts to data critically and thoughtfully; evidence of wide reading and clear and accurate reference to source materials; free from misunderstanding and errors of content; free from irrelevant material.
-excellent -A: Student has achieved a thorough standard of understanding and/or knowledge in all learning outcomes; or student has demonstrated an exceptional level of achievement in one or more learning outcomes together with a good overall standard: student has achieved a thorough understanding of the subject, both in terms of content and theory; student is able to apply concepts clearly and accurately; substantial evidence of critical and original thought and analysis; clear, logical argument; high level of communicative competence; free from irrelevant material and errors of spelling and punctuation; evidence of extensive reading beyond basic texts and clear and accurate references to source material.
- Students will be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of how social and linguistic issues combine in bilingual settings.
- Students will be familiar with the socio-cultural nature of language, namely its role in forging and sustaining cultural practices and social structures.
- Students will display a basic understanding of the relationship between language, literature and culture through the prism of linguistics, literature, bilingualism, and cultural studies.
- Students will display an understanding of how socio-political and socio-cultural issues relate to linguistic policy and language status.
BlackBoard based test
BlackBoard based test - Final BlackBoard exam