LLC10010 Lang, Ling & Cultures Stage 1

Academic Year 2020/2021

The purpose of the module is to display the commonalities and the differences arising between the many disciplines taught throughout the whole LLC programme and show the students how these disciplines interrelate and how the same concepts concepts can be tackled using different perspectives (through linguistics, languages, literature, etc.)

The module will be built in particular around four specific themes which are considered as central to the programme:
- Culture and identity
- Text analysis
- Folklore and history
- Literature

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

- Acquire general and more specific knowledge around cultures and languages
- Examine critically a text
- Reflect on the notion of culture and identity

Indicative Module Content:

The module will be structured around three-week blocks taught by each School involved in the Programme.
Every school will offer an original and creative perspective around the four themes mentioned previously.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

24

Specified Learning Activities

26

Autonomous Student Learning

50

Total

100

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
The module will be centred around engaging activities to foster debate and interactions among students and lecturers/facilitators. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Multiple Choice Questionnaire: Examine theoretical content and define specific concepts Week 11 n/a Graded No

20

Journal: Learning journal Week 12 n/a Graded Yes

70

Continuous Assessment: Regular input of the Learning Journal on a regular basis Throughout the Trimester n/a Pass/Fail Grade Scale No

10


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Online automated feedback

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Name Role
Dr Manu Braganca Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Sandrine Peraldi Lecturer / Co-Lecturer