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Course Overview

This course is a broad introduction to the study of language and communication by focusing on discourse analysis. During the course students will analyze language use in spoken English and American Sign Language (ASL) so that features of language use rise to the level of explicit awareness. Students collect, transcribe, and analyze various speech activities while reading and discussing theoretical notions underlying language use. Elements to be analyzed and discussed include but are not limited to: structure, cohesion, coherence, involvement and prosody.

Credits: 3
Distribution: Graduate, Masters, Online
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the M.A. in Interpretation program or permission of the instructor.

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Admissions Requirements

Hearing Undergraduate