Course Title : Text Analysis I
Code Course
Type
Regular
Semester
Lecture
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Seminar
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Lab
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Credits ECTS
ELL 211-1 B 3 4 0 0 4.00 5
Lecturer and Office Hours
Teaching Assistant and Office Hours
Language English
Course Level
Description The text analysis course encourages advanced reading and analysis skills (writing) for various genres of texts: narrative, reports, poetry, academic materials, articles, etc. The course requires students to achieve a high level of competency and fluency in spoken and written English, so the 4 practical skills will be developed as texts are studied. Assignment: An essay on symbols used in “The Dead” by James Joyce.
Objectives To give students the motivation and skills required for advanced level English for the 4 skills. Students to be confident in handling and critically analysing different genres of texts at advanced level.
Course Outline
WeekTopics
1Catherine Mansfield, “The Garden Party” Introduction & Context
2Catherine Mansfield, “The Garden Party” Background information
3Catherine Mansfield, “The Garden Party” Plot overview
4Catherine Mansfield, “The Garden Party” In depth analysis
5 John Donne, “The Canonization” Introduction
6John Donne, “The Canonization” Background Information
7John Donne, “The Canonization” Analyses
8Midterm Exam
9James Joyce, “The Dead” Introduction & Context
10James Joyce, “The Dead” Background Information
11James Joyce, “The Dead” Character Analysis
12James Joyce, “The Dead” In depth analysis
13James Joyce, “A little Cloud” Introduction
14James Joyce, “A little Cloud” Character Analysis
15James Joyce, “A little Cloud” In depth analysis
16Final Exam
Prerequisites
Textbook
Other References
Laboratory Work -
Computer Usage -
Other -
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1Students will be able to speak, write, listen and read at advanced level.
2Students to be motivated to have an attitude of continual learning for the English language.
3Students to be comfortable in handling and analyzing a wide variety of textual genres.
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Midterms140
Quizzes00
Projects00
Term Projects00
Laboratory00
Attendance00
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade40
Contribution of final examination to overall grade60
Total100
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
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Total Workload
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Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16464
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14228
Assignments 000
Midterms 133
Final examination 133
Other 2816
Total Work Load 114
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 4.56
ECTS 5

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