基本素養 Basic Literacy

厚植人文素養及西洋文學文化涵養
To cultivate their spirit of humanity and increase their knowledge of western literatures and cultures.
獨立思考、思辨、反省與推己及人
To think independently, analyze critically, reflect and sympathy
發揮專業、擴展國際視野、跨界學習
To demonstrate their professionalism, broaden their international perspectives and interdisciplinary studies

核心能力 Competence

人文素養與社會關懷能力
Ability to provide social concern with a spirit of humanity
熟稔各種理論基礎、收集分析文獻資料的能力
Ability to collect and analyze literature data with various theoretical foundations
完成學術論文及批判性書寫的能力
Ability to work on academic papers and critical writing
深入閱讀並解析外國文學、語言、文化等作品與論文的能力
Ability to read and analyze works or academic papers on foreign literatures, languages and cultures
國際視野、跨領域研究及適應能力
Ability to conduct interdisciplinary studies from international perspectives
獨立思考、團隊合作、創意研究及分析、解決問題的能力
Abilities to think independently, to perform a teamwork, to conduct creative research and analysis, and to solve problems.

課程概述 Course Description

本課程將談及言談分析的理論基礎,並且介紹言談分析在語言學及應用語言學的影響,包括語言教學、社會學、言談溝通、文學、人類學以及民族志學的研究。
This seminar course will first lay the theoretical ground of discourse analysis by introducing its relation with studies in linguistics/applied linguistics and other fields, such as language education, sociology, communication, literature, anthropology, and ethnographic studies. A few approaches and research methods used in discourse analysis will be covered. Topics covered include data collection and transcription, descriptive rules, structures and forms, initiations and responses, conversational exchanges, cohesion and coherence, prefaces and alignments, literary analysis, reference and co-reference, implicatures, speech acts, and conversational principles, etc. Raw data of various types will be analyzed and discussed during the seminar. The students are expected to present their own analyses and lead discussion on the topics assigned.

課程學習目標 Course Objectives

  • Lay the theoretical ground of Discourse Analysis (DA).
  • Connect DA with other linguistic, communication, and educational fileds
  • Introduce important areas in DA.
  • Guide students about data collection and transcription.
  • Lead students through DA small-scale projects.
  • Extend the application of DA to students' research interests.
  • 課程進度 Progress Description

    進度說明 Progress Description
    1Introduction: What is discourse: Written and spoken discourse
    2The context of discourse: Cultural vs. situational context
    3The context of discourse: Channels, participants, purposes, and topics
    4The language of discourse: Referencing and lexical units
    5The language of discourse: Organization and conjunction
    6The language of discourse: Linguistic features
    7The language of discourse: Meaning and non-verbal meaning
    8Midterm presentation
    9Spoken discourse: Conversational principles and cooperation maxims
    10Spoken discourse: Turn taking and interaction in conversation
    11Spoken discourse: Questioning and pausing
    12Spoken discourse: Applications of discourse analysis in language learning and teaching
    13Data collection and transprition
    14Data analysis
    15Applications of discourse analysis in research
    16Applications of discourse analysis in classroom interaction
    17Final presentation
    18Final presentation
     以上每週進度教師可依上課情況做適度調整。The schedule may be subject to change.

    有關課程其他調查 Other Surveys of Courses

    1.本課程是否規劃業界教師參與教學或演講? 否
    Is there any industry specialist invited in this course? How many times? No
    2.本課程是否規劃含校外實習(並非參訪)? 否
    Are there any internships involved in the course? How many hours? No