AIX300 - Popular Culture and Society in Languages

Year:

2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Students from Arabic, Chinese, Indonesian and Spanish who have successfully completed the relevant third year prerequisite units

Prerequisite:

Students must complete one unit from AIF342, ALS350, AIB352, AIC382 or approval of unit chair.

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week (a one hour ‘break out’ online seminar group for each language cohort, with an academic from Arabic, Chinese, Indonesian, Spanish)

Content

This unit will advance students’ knowledge of their chosen target language by engaging with authentic, contemporary texts which may include films, literature, speeches, songs and other media as cultural products. Students will engage in analysis of cultural perspectives and identity that may include social, political, religious, economic, historical, regional and global issues important to the respective society and the intended audience of the texts.

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