Courses Catalogue

Variaties Of English

COURSE CODE: ENL2202
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

Types of variation (15 hours)

  • Region Language user-centered
  • Social groups
  • Field of discourse
  • Medium Language use-centered
  • Attitude

Common Core Features of English (10 hours)

Major Regional Varieties (10 hours)

  • British English
  • American English
  • Ugandan/East African English

Towards a Stylistic Analysis of a variety (10 hours)

  • E-mail English
  • The language of Newspapers: Headlines, Advertisements, News items.

TEACHING-LEARNING METHODS

  • Lectures
  • Reading assignments
  • Practical assignments
  • Discussions

TEACHING-LEARNING MATERIALS

  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Flip charts
  • LCD Projectors
  • CDs, DVDs and Tapes