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ALDS 2201 [0.5 credit] Analysis of Oral Language Use

Introduction to the analysis of oral language in use; distinctions between spoken and written language; theoretical and methodological approaches such as speech act theory, ethnography of communication, conversation analysis, and discourse analysis; classroom interaction; interaction in first- and second-language acquisition; analysis of spoken language corpora.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Precludes additional credit for LALS 2201 (no longer offered).
Prerequisite(s): ALDS 1001 or permission of the instructor.
Lectures three hours a week.