- To understand core concepts and major theories in the field of discourse/text studies - To be familiar with analytical methods commonly used in discourse analysis - To conduct a small-scale project using such methods on authentic data - To recognize lexical (vocabulary), syntactic (grammar) and discoursal (text) features characteristic of the language of the mass-media
This course will familiarize students with major theories, issues, concepts and analytical approaches in the field of discourse/text studies. It will also provide students with hands-on practical experience of discourse/text analysis using authentic discourse/text as data. The textbook, which mainly deals with spoken discourse, will be supplemented with readings on a range of topics including the language of the mass-media.
Deborah Cameron (2001) Working with Spoken Discourse, Sage
- ジェニー・トマス著、浅羽亮一監修『語用論入門−話し手と聞き手の相互作用が生み出す意味』研究社出版 - ジョージ・サーサス著、北沢裕他訳『会話分析の手法』マルジュ社 - Journal articles will be provided in class.
Students are expected to prepare for class by doing and thinking about the readings beforehand, attend class regularly, and participate actively in discussions and other class activities.
Regular and active participation, two quizzes, one oral review (research article or textbook chapter), and a final paper
１．Introduction/What is discourse? ２．What is discourse? (Contd.) ３．Pragmatics ４．Pragmatics ５．Pragmatics ６．Conversation Analysis ７．Conversation Analysis ８．Conversation Analysis ９．How to design/conduct a research project 10．Readings (Pragmatics) 11．Readings (Pragmatics) 12．Readings (Pragmatics) 13．Readings (CA) 14．Readings (CA) 15．Readings (CA)
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