Special Topics in Applied Linguistics

This course explores the subject of forensic linguistics, and the intersection of language and the law. Topics to be covered include: (critical) discourse analysis, linguistic structures, syntax, lexical selections, pragmatics, and conversational analysis, among other foci. Throughout the semester, students will continually apply their understanding of linguistic principles and theories to authentic criminal and civil court cases. Some of the discussion and cases will focus on non-native speakers of English in the legal systemPrerequisite(s): APLING-MA students only. Department Permission Required.

Course Details

Campus: 
Boston
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Graduate
Subject: 
Applied Linguistics
Number: 
APLING697-01C
Semester: 
Summer 2018
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, April 2, 2018 to Tuesday, June 5, 2018