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Language as a medium for teaching and learning

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Are you interested in English language education? This unit examines the use of language as a cultural tool which allows humans to become involved in a two-way process of constant change. The unit will help those within the teaching environment to relate theoretical discussion to professional practice.

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education | english | english_language | language | teaching | Education | X000

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Homework support

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A student helps another for whom English is not her first language.

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support student cartoon english language

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21F.213 High-Intermediate Academic Communication (MIT)

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The goal of this course is to review grammar and develop vocabulary building strategies to refine oral and written expression. Speaking and writing assignments are designed to expand communicative competence. Assignments are based on models and materials drawn from contemporary media (newspapers and magazines, television, Web). The models, materials, topics and assignments vary from semester to semester.

Subjects

academic english | english grammer | english writing skill | spoken english | language | academic communication | vocabulary | english | second language | oral | speaking | writing | media | newspaper | magazine | television | web | internet | grammar

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Information literacy for communication students

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Library training session run for CMC and ELC students as part of academic literacy module

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communication media culture academic literacy advanced searching databases english language communication library

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Introduction to Cultural and Literary Studies

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This course introduces the history and practice of English as a scholarly discipline. After outlining basic approaches to the text, the course embarks upon a genre-study, devoting each of the four remaining units to a different genre of writing: poetry, the novel, drama, and rhetoric and the critical essay. This free course may be completed online at any time. See course site for detailed overview and learning outcomes. (English Literature 101)

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english | language | cultural studies | literary studies | text | discourse | poetry | novel | drama | rhetoric | critical essay | literature | related subjects | R000

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Library search 2016

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Using the library search for HH non-education students

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cmc communication media culture elc english language communication philosophy undergraduates library catalogue reading list searching

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21G.213 High-Intermediate Academic Communication (MIT)

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The goal of this course is to review grammar and develop vocabulary building strategies to refine oral and written expression. Speaking and writing assignments are designed to expand communicative competence. Assignments are based on models and materials drawn from contemporary media (newspapers and magazines, television, Web). The models, materials, topics and assignments vary from semester to semester.

Subjects

academic english | english grammer | english writing skill | spoken english | language | academic communication | vocabulary | english | second language | oral | speaking | writing | media | newspaper | magazine | television | web | internet | grammar | 21F.213 | 21F.214

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Library exploration for English Language and Communication students

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Follow up to welcome to Harcourt Hill library and finding things on your reading list tutorials, written to test knowledge acquired by ELC students

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elc | english language and communication | library quiz | harcourt hill

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Homework support

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A student helps another for whom English is not her first language.

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support student cartoon english language

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Not Shakespeare: Elizabethan and Jacobean Popular Theatre

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This series of six lectures introduces six plays from the Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre. Once popular and now little-known, they can tell us a lot about what their first audiences enjoyed, aspired to and worried about - from immigrants in early modern London to the role of women in the household, from what religious changes might mean for attitudes to the dead to fantasies of easy money and social elevation. Each lecture outlines the play so there is no assumption you have already read it, then goes on to try to understand its historical context and its dramatic legacy, drawing parallels with modern film and contemporary culture as well as with Elizabethan material. The lecturer's aim with students in the room and with interested listeners on iTunes U is to broaden our understanding of

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simple-podcasting | tpi3 | english | language | jacobean | elizabethan | theatre | renaissance | emma smith | checked1 | 1 | he - european languages | literature and related subjects | q323 | related subjects | R000

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The Spanish Tragedy: Thomas Kyd

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Popular tragedy in which Hieronimo pursues aristocratic murderers of his son Horatio and takes revenge. It speaks, like Hollywood Westerns, to questions about private revenge versus public justice, and to the vexed religious questions of its age.

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english | language | jacobean | elizabethan | theatre | renaissance | q323 | ukoer | related subjects | R000

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The Spanish Tragedy: Thomas Kyd (eBook)

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The Spanish tragedie / Kyd, Thomas, 1558-1594. This is the epub edition of the play.

Subjects

english | language | jacobean | elizabethan | theatre | renaissance | emma smith | q323 | ukoer | related subjects | R000

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Arden of Faversham: Anon

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A true crime story of the murder of Thomas Arden by his wife and her lover, this play is concerned with the politics of the household, with gender roles within marriage, and presents a black comedy of botched murder attempts rather like The Ladykillers.

Subjects

english | language | jacobean | elizabethan | theatre | renaissance | q323 | ukoer | related subjects | R000

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Arden of Faversham: Anon (eBook)

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Arden of Feversham / Unknown. This is the epub edition of the play.

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english | language | jacobean | elizabethan | theatre | renaissance | emma smith | q323 | ukoer | related subjects | R000

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The Shoemaker's Holiday: Thomas Dekker

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Like a Busby Berkeley depression-era musical, Dekker's comedy is a feel-good antidote to a context of shortages, political malaise and general pessimism, but real life in the shape of war, class antagonism and civic tensions, always threatens to intrude.

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english | language | jacobean | elizabethan | theatre | renaissance | q323 | ukoer | related subjects | R000

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The Shoemaker's Holiday: Thomas Dekker (eBook)

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The shoemakers' holiday / Dekker, Thomas, ca. 1572-1632. This is the epub version of the play.

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english | language | jacobean | elizabethan | theatre | renaissance | emma smith | q323 | ukoer | related subjects | R000

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The Revenger's Tragedy: Thomas Middleton

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A blackly camp tragedy - Hamlet without the narcissism - set in a court corrupted by lust and self-interest, this play is both fascinated and repelled by its own depravity.

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english | language | jacobean | elizabethan | theatre | renaissance | q323 | ukoer | related subjects | R000

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The Revenger's Tragedy: Thomas Middleton (eBook)

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The revenger's tragedy / Middleton, Thomas, 1580-1627. This is the epub edition of the play.

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english | language | jacobean | elizabethan | theatre | renaissance | emma smith | q323 | ukoer | related subjects | R000

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The Roaring Girl: Thomas Middleton and Thomas Dekker

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Based on a contemporary scandal of a woman who dressed in male clothing, this play of topsy-turvy genders has fun with some very modern ideas about sexuality, identity and whether we are what we wear.

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english | language | jacobean | elizabethan | theatre | renaissance | q323 | ukoer | related subjects | R000

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The Roaring Girl: Thomas Middleton and Thomas Dekker (eBook)

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The Roaring Girl or Moll Cutpurse / Thomas Dekker and Thomas Middleton. This is the epub edition of the play.

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english | language | jacobean | elizabethan | theatre | renaissance | emma smith | q323 | ukoer | related subjects | R000

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The Duchess of Malfi: John Webster

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In dramatizing a woman's sexual choices in a notably sympathetic manner, this tragedy articulates perennial questions about female autonomy and class distinction.

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english | language | jacobean | elizabethan | theatre | renaissance | q323 | ukoer | related subjects | R000

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The Duchess of Malfi: John Webster (eBook)

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The Duchess of Malfi / Webster, John, 1580?-1625. This is the epub edition of the play.

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english | language | jacobean | elizabethan | theatre | renaissance | emma smith | q323 | ukoer | related subjects | R000

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Am I ready to study in English?

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Even if you feel confident using English in everyday situations, studying in English at higher education level might present extra challenges. This unit provides an opportunity for you to reflect on your English language skills through a series of academic exercises.

Subjects

study skills | academic english | english language | higher education | scotland | Education | X000

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Using the Library catalogue for communication students

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Written using examples for Communication students, guide to searching the library catalogue, accessing ebooks, reserving and renewing

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elc | english language and communication | library catalogue | electronic books | ebooks | harcourt hill library

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Language menu

Description

Glossary of terms used in literature with examples from the poetry of Wilfred Owen. Includes sections covering 'figures of speech', 'figures of sound' and 'general aspects of poetry'. Terms such as metaphor, simile, alliteration and assonance are defined and information is given on when it would be appropriate to use them.

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writing | english language | AREA STUDIES / CULTURAL STUDIES / LANGUAGES / LITERATURE | Linguistics | Learning | Students | UK EL10 = SCQF 10 | Honours degree | Graduate diploma | UK EL09 = SCQF 9 | Ordinary degree | NICAT 6 | CQFW 6 | NVQ 5 | SVQ 5 | Ordinary degree | Graduate certific | related subjects | Q000 | F

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