Multi-angle Interpretations of Current Chinese and English Advertisements
Course Title: Multi-angle Interpretations of Current Chinese and English Advertisements
Course Prerequisites: College English (Fundamental)
Total Semester Credit Hours: 16
Lecture Hours: 16
Experiment/ Computer/Practice Hours: 0
Course Provider: School of Foreign studies
Major: Students of any major
This course is a selective course for general studies, which belongs to traditional Chinese Sinology. With lectures and discussions as the major teaching methods, students are provided with the fundamental knowledge of advertisements and a deep exploration on the integration of advertisements with rhetoric, pragmatics and so on. Through the analysis of excellent advertisements at home and abroad, students are guided to integrating advertisements with linguistics, culture, media studies and designing. The course aims at cultivating students’ ability in the integration of knowledge from various subjects. It also serves to further appreciation of the high-standard advertisements from multiple perspectives as well as the comprehensive ability of multi-subject knowledge and multi-cultural communication so as to enhance the humanistic quality of students.
Textbooks and Course Materials:
1. David Cotton, David Falvey, Simon Kent, A New Language Course for Tomorrow’s Business Leaders Intermediate Business English Course Book 3 ，Higher Education Press,2012
2. John li, Hughes, New Cambridge Business English Intermediate (the Third Edition)，Economics Science Press ，2012.
3. Jeff Madura, Introduction to Business (English Version/the Fouth Edition) ，Northeast University of Finance and Economics Press，2007.
4. Wang Yanxi ，English Advertising，University of International Business and Economics Press, 2004.
5. Huang Guowen, Theory and Practice of Discourse Analysis，Shanghai Foreign Language Education Press，2001.
6. Zhang Wei, On Persuasiveness of Advertising English, Dissertation for Master’s Degree in East China Normal University, 2006
7. Tang Li, Modern Public Service Advertisement Analysis, East China Normal University Press, 2012
8. Victor Mayer Schoenberg, A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think, Zhejiang People’s Publishing House, 2013
Written by: Hu Liping