Applied Linguistics Course Description
Course Title: Applied Linguistics
Course Prerequisites: English Linguistics
Follow-up Course: machine translation
Total Semester Credit Hours: 32
Lecture Hours: 32
Experiment/ Computer Hours: 0
Applied Linguistics is an optional course for English majors. The object of this course is to introduce relevant theories as well as research methods and content in Applied Linguistics. By studying this subject, students will gain better understanding of basic theories, research methods, tools and techniques utilized in the areas of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics and have an overview of the main factors affecting individual differences in language study and the influence on language teaching. In addition it will allow them to better grasp basic methods of research related to language acquisition and education. By applying case teaching, students will be able to learn how to combine theory with practice, solving the problems arising in the delivery of elementary English language education.
Textbooks and Course Materials:
1. 卢植. 应用语言学[M]. 广州: 暨南大学出版社, 2011.
2. 陈昌来. 应用语言学导论[M]. 北京: 商务印书馆,2007.
3. 乐眉云. 应用语言学[M]. 南京: 南京师范大学出版社,2004.
4. 于根元. 应用语言学前沿问题[M]. 北京: 中国经济出版社, 2006.
5. N. Schmitt. 应用语言学入门[M]. London: Arnold.北京: 世界图书出版公司,2008.
6. Graeme Kennedy. 语料库语言学入门[M]. 北京: 外语教学与研究出版社,2000.
Written by: Chen Fang