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Core Course
Course CodeCourse Name
Semester 1
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LANG 7110Research Methodology
LANG 7401Introduction to the Study of Language: Part I
LANG 7510Language in Society
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Semester 2
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LANG 7402Introduction to the Study of Language: Part II
LANG 7610Discourse Analysis
Elective Course
Course CodeCourse Name
LANG 7390Special Topic in Language Studies
LANG 7530Language Curriculum
LANG 7540Language for Specific Purposes
LANG 7550English as a World Language
LANG 7570Language and Education
LANG 7580Language Development
LANG 7590Advanced Topics in Discourse Studies
LANG 7600Comparative Studies of English and Chinese Grammar
LANG 7630Pragmatics in Language Learning and Teaching
LANG 7640Grammar of Modern English
LANG 7650Advanced Seminar in Language and Gender
LANG 7660Linguistics and Liberal Thinking
LANG 7670Linguistic Analysis of Children's Literature
LANG 7680Language, Politics, and Identity


LANG 7110Research Methodology
The course aims to prepare students to successfully engage in research in language studies, in particular to support dissertation writing later in the Programme and to lay the foundation for students’ research in their workplaces/future study programmes. The course deals with basic research skills such as identifying a researchable area of genuine interest, framing and understanding the purpose of research questions, accessing information, locating one's own work in the scholarly literature, collecting and analyzing language data, and producing written reports of research projects in acceptable formats. Students will be introduced to research in language studies and be encouraged to identify their own areas of interest. Attention will be drawn to current research methods and tools. Much of the teaching will be concerned with approaches to the collection, description, and analysis of data in the field of language studies. (Course on offer in Sem 1)
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