LANGUAGE AND STYLE IN THE MEDIA

Course Information
TitleΓΛΩΣΣΑ ΚΑΙ ΥΦΟΣ ΣΤΑ Μ.Μ.Ε / LANGUAGE AND STYLE IN THE MEDIA
CodeΓλ4-382
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolEnglish Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600007502

Programme of Study: 2018-2019

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
600067844
Type of the Course
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The ultimate goal of the course is two-fold: firstly, to enrich students’ knowledge of English, particularly vocabulary, and secondly, to make students aware of the way language is exploited to create certain effects on the reader/listener; in short, it aims to develop students’ ability to read between the lines.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work in teams
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Emphasis in this course is on current English as it is employed in mass media. The passages selected are taken from recent newspapers, magazines, and radio and television broadcasts. The ultimate goal of the course is two-fold: firstly, to enrich students’ knowledge of English, particularly vocabulary, and secondly, to make students aware of the way language is exploited to create certain effects on the reader/listener; in short, it aims to develop students’ ability to read between the lines. The course is intended for students who have successfully completed Contemporary English Language I and II and can attend classes on a regular basis since no textbook is provided. Assessment: Final exam.
Keywords
Mass media
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Reading Assigment
Internship
Written assigments
Total
Student Assessment
Description
Final exam
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Bosmajian, H. A. 1983. The Language of Oppression, University Press of America, Lanham, MD. Duff, Barbara and Ramon Shindler. 1984. Language And Style In The Press: A Reader's Guide To British Newspapers, Longman ELT Dyer, Gillian, 1999 [1982] Advertising as Communication (Studies in Culture and Communication), Routledge Fromkin, Victoria and R. Rodman. 1998. An Introduction to Language, Harcourt Brace Heath, R. B. 1968. Impact assignments in English, Longmans Key, B. W. 1974. Subliminal Seduction. New York: Signet Kitis, Eliza. & Michalis Milapides. 1997. Read it and believe it: How metaphor constructs ideology in news discourse. A case study, Journal of Pragmatics 28, 557-590. Kövecses, Zoltán. 2002. Metaphor, New York: OUP Kress, Gunther and Robert Hodge, 1979. Language as ideology. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul. Lakoff, G. and M. Johnson. 1980 Metaphors we live by. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Lakoff, G. 2003. Test page …Metaphor and War, Again, AlterNet Makri-Tsilipakou, Marianthi, 1989. The gender of άνθρωπος an exercise in false generics. Proceedings of 3rd Symposium on the comparison and/or comparison of English and Greek: School of English, AristotleUniversity, 61-83 McArthur, Tom and Beryl Atkins. 1974. Dictionary of English Phrasal Verbs and their Idioms, Collins McRae, John and Roy Boardman. 2001.Reading Between the Lines, Klett Μηλαπίδης, Μιχαήλ. 2007. Γλωσσικός Επεκτατισμός: Ο Ρόλος Των Γνωσιακών Πλαισίων, Selected Papers from the 18th International Symposium on Theoretical & Applied Linguistics του Tομέα Θεωρητικής και Eφαρμοσμένης Γλωσσολογίας του Tμήματος Aγγλικής, ed. Anastasios Tsangalidis, σσ. 467-489 Milapides, Michalis. 1989. English vs Greek Newspaper Headlines. Proceedings of 3rd Symposium on the comparison and/or comparison of English and Greek: School of English, Aristotle University, 117-141. Milapides, Michalis. 1994. Negative Appearances—Positive Effects. Logomachia: Forms of Opposition in English Language/Literature: : School of English, Aristotle University, 401-414. Parenti, Michael. 1986, Inventing Reality: The Politics of the Mass Media, St. Martin’s Press Radden, Günter and René Dirven. 2007. Cognitive English Grammar, John Benjamins. Ricoeur, P. 1981. Hermeneutics and the human sciences: Essays on language, action and interpretation, ed. & tr. J.B. Thompson. Cambridge: CUP. Tomlinson, Brian and Rod Ellis. 1992, Reading Advanced, OUP. Tsaroucha, Effie. 2012. A Multidisciplinary Approach to Implied Discourse: Subliminal Stimuli in Advertisements, manuscript, School of English library Vestergaard, Torben and Kim Schrøder. 1985, The Language of Advertising, Basil Blackwell
Last Update
27-08-2013