Issues in Applied Linguistics

Course Information
TitleΘέματα Εφαρμοσμένης Γλωσσολογίας / Issues in Applied Linguistics
CodeΕΔΞΓ 521
SchoolEnglish Language and Literature
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID600004033


Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Ekmáthīsī kai Didaskalía Xénīs GlṓssasElective CoursesWinter/Spring-7.5

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Good knowledge of the selected topics of the course Ability to analyse and critically discuss theories and data relevant with the discussed topics
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course will involve selected topics relevant with applied linguistics, indicatively: conversational analysis in L2 L2 classroom interaction new theoretical and methodological frameworks in language pedagogy L2 academic discourse cultural issues in L2 teaching and learning language and identity
selection of topics, discourse analysis of L2, academic language, cultural issues in L2
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
elearning email
Course Organization
Written assigments128.14.7
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Bella, S. (2014) A contrastive study of apologies performed by Greek native speakers and English learners of Greek as a foreign language. Pragmatics 24.4: 679-713 Bella, S., M. Sifianou & A. Tzanne (2015) Teaching politeness? In B. Pizziconi & M. Locher (eds.), Teaching and Learning (Im)politeness. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 23-52. Celce-Murcia, M,. & Olshtain, E. (2000). "Discourse and context in language teaching." New York: Cambridge University Press. Ellis, N. C. and D. Larsen Freeman. 2006b. "Language emergence: Implications for Applied Linguistics (Introduction to the Special Issue)." Applied Linguistics 27(4):558-589. Kasper, G., & Roever, C. (2005). Pragmatics in second language learning. In E. Hinkel (Ed.), Handbook of research in second language learning and teaching (pp. 317–334). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. McCarthy, M., & Carter, R. (1994). "Language as discourse: Perspectives for language teachers." New York: Longman. Riggenbach, H. (1999). "Discourse analysis in the language classroom: Volume 1. The spoken language." Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press. Soler, A., & Martínez-Flor, A. (Eds.) (2009). Investigating pragmatics in foreign language learning, teaching, and testing. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.
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