Course Description

Course Name

Language in the Media

Session: VLNS3422

Hours & Credits

20 UK Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Prerequisite(s): it is recommended that students without linguistic training take ELA020N301

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Assessment: data analysis [50%], essay (approx. 2500 words) [50%] [overall pass required; all elements must be attempted]
This module examines the range of different types of language use in contemporary British media - press, television and radio. It covers topics such as advertising discourse and phone-in talk, as well as news reporting and political interviews.

*Course content subject to change