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BA (Hons)English Language with Spanish

De Montfort University
United Kingdom, Leicester
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Overview

English Language with Mandarin, French or Spanish BA (Hons) are stimulating, thought-provoking courses designed to make you think about how language functions in the world today.

English Language with Mandarin, French or Spanish (new for 2018) at DMU is a stimulating, thought-provoking course designed to make you think about how language in general and English in particular functions in the world today. You will examine where English has come from and how it may evolve in an era of global change and technological innovation. You will discover how it works, both as a complex system for embodying ideas, emotions and beliefs, and as a means of influencing, persuading and moving others.

You will develop a set of linguistic and analytical skills, which will help you become a highly-skilled communicator. This is a course about how language shapes your world; learn how language works, and the world will open up to you.

You will develop your skills of written and spoken communication of two of the world’s most powerful languages. English is currently the world’s most widely spoken language, and you will be able to study it in combination with either French (an official language in 32 countries, and with a projected growth to 750 million people worldwide by 2050), Mandarin Chinese (currently the language with the greatest number of speakers) or from 2018 with Spanish (over 470 million speakers worldwide including in Central and South American countries and the USA).

Programme structure

Year 1
Words in Action: an introduction to Grammar and Linguistics
Evolving Language: An Introduction to the Histories of Language
Modern Foreign Language 1 (Basic User or Independent User depending on entry language level)

Optional modules:
Foundations in English Language Teaching for International Learners
Exploring Creative Writing
Introduction to English and Adaptation

Year 2
Sociolinguistics
Structure and Meaning in Language
Modern Foreign Language 2

Optional modules:
Language in Context
Teaching English Language
Writing Place
Text Technologies

Year 3
English Language Dissertation
Modern Foreign Language 3

Optional modules:
English Language in the Workplace (Placement Module)
Language Acquisition
Language, Mind and Culture
Powerful Language: An Introduction To Rhetoric
Perception, Persuasion, Power: Communication and Control
Textual Studies using Computers
Professional Writing Skills

Career opportunities

A graduate in English Language has a huge range of future career opportunities. Recent graduates have gone on to postgraduate research, teaching at primary and secondary level, speech and language therapy, teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL), marketing, counselling and retail.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States