English as a Global Language (2201LHS)

This course gives an overview of the varieties and functions of English as an International Language. It draws from relevant studies in descriptive linguistics, historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, and contrastive linguistics to examine the historical development of English and how it has developed into an international lingua franca. It analyses the place of the many varieties of English that exist in the world today, and concludes with a consideration of the predicted future development and roles of English.

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level

Undergraduate

Student contribution band

Band 1

Usually available

Gold Coast Trimester 1Nathan Trimester 1

Course offerings and timetables

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
25 February 2019
Last day to add a course
10 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
24 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
28 April 2019

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (10541) Open Tuesday 13:00 - 14:50
Weeks 1 - 7, 8 - 12
N16 0.08
Macrossan Building
Nathan Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend one Tutorial
Tutorial (14019) Open Wednesday 11:00 - 11:50
Weeks 1 - 7, 8 - 12
N56 0.24
Languages Building
Nathan Campus
Tutorial (14018) Open Wednesday 13:00 - 13:50
Weeks 1 - 7, 8 - 12
N56 0.24
Languages Building
Nathan Campus

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
25 February 2019
Last day to add a course
10 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
24 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
28 April 2019

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (10540) Monday 15:00 - 16:50
Weeks 1 - 7, 8 - 12
G30 1.11
Arts & Education
Gold Coast Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Tutorial
Tutorial (14017) Monday 17:00 - 17:50
Weeks 1 - 7, 8 - 12
G01 3.35
Academic 1
Gold Coast Campus