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Module Detailed Information for [EL4255]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 30 Mar 2018 04:27

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Module Information
Module Code :
EL4255 IVLE
Module Title : English as a World Language
Module Description : This module focuses on the consequences of the spread of English as a world language. Key topics covered include: the rise of linguistic instrumentalism; the marginalization of other languages and their speakers/cultures; the question of how various Englishes should be ideologically positioned and the relationship between language and modernity. Target students: Those who are willing to critically engage in a debate on what it means to be a 'world language' as well those who are interested in gaining a deeper appreciation of the impact of English on the world and vice versa.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : No Exam Date.
Modular Credits : 5
Pre-requisite : Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EL or 28 MCs in GL/GL recognised non-language modules, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track.
Preclusion : NIL
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 0-3-0-3-6.5
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
1 SEMINAR-STYLE MODULE CLASSEVERY WEEKTUESDAY9001200AS6-0212,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
No Tutorial Class or to be announced. Please check with the department offering this module.





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