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Rewriting Jane Austen: when old meets new

Rewriting Jane Austen: when old meets new Copyrighted image Credit: © Brad Calkins | Dreamstime.com
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Oct 2013
Joanna Trollope's Sense and Sensibility is a modern take on Jane Austen's classic novel. But how close to the original is she?

Can corpus linguistics help with branding?

Can corpus linguistics help with branding? Copyrighted image Credit: © Julija Sapic | Dreamstime.com
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Sep 2013
Having trouble naming your company? Corpus analysis might be able to help.

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Form and uses of language

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Form and uses of language Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory Level Duration 4 hours Updated 04 Jul 2013
In this unit we will consider how language can be used in different ways for different purposes. To do this we will use the theme of memorial and...

Exploring the English language

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Intermediate Level Duration 9 hours Updated 15 Jun 2011
How has the English language changed over the course of the last 500 years? What are the social and political contexts that have affected how these...

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Worlds of English

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Worlds of English Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Intermediate Level Duration 600 hours Updated 21 Apr 2013 Register by 05 Sep 2013
This course looks at the history, diversity, and use of English around the world and explores the origins of the English language, how it has...

English grammar in context

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English grammar in context Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Advanced Level Duration 600 hours Updated 10 Jan 2013 Register by 09 Jan 2014
Understand how English ‘works’ in a wide range of contexts, including the media, academic writing and everyday conversation, on this practical and...

The art of English

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The art of English Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Advanced Level Duration 600 hours Updated 11 Feb 2012 Register by 05 Sep 2013
Explore creativity in the English language: from everyday use (conversation, children’s language, correspondence, online chat) to ‘high culture’...