Linguistics: Analysis of Language in Context

lrom1331  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Linguistics: Analysis of Language in Context
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
45.0 h
Avanzi Mathieu (compensates Simon Anne-Catherine); Dister Anne (compensates Fairon Cédrick); Fairon Cédrick; Simon Anne-Catherine;

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
The following content areas will be covered :
'    Theoretical concepts (context, discourse, terminology, domain, register, genres, verbal interaction, etc.).
'    Methods (lexicometry, textometry, representation of the structure of discourse, relations between elements of discourse, sequential analysis of verbal interaction, critical analysis of discourse, etc.) including the use of computer software for linguistic analysis.
'    Reflection on methods (notion of the text as a 'bag of words' or as a sequence of words, contribution of annotation to the analysis of texts, implications of the researcher's subjectivity, etc.).
Teaching methods
Formal lectures, individual student assignments and flipped classroom.
Evaluation methods
Continuous assessment (methodological exercises); individual assignment and written examination in the January exam session. The September examination may be oral or written, depending on the number of students enrolled
Online resources
Teaching materials
  • Introduction à l’analyse du discours (Partie B) - Disponible à la DUC
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Minor in Linguistics

Minor in French Studies

Bachelor in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures

Bachelor in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : General

Bachelor in Modern Languages and Literatures : General