Second Major in English Language

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Second Major in English Language (Cohort 2016 onwards)

Graduation Requirements

To major in English Language, students need to:

  1. Pass EL1101E The Nature of Language. This will be counted towards the Faculty Core or UE requirements.
  2. Pass at least 44 MCs of EL or EL-recognised modules which include the following:
    (1)  EL2101 Structure of Sentences and Meanings
    (2)  EL2102 Sound Patterns in Language
    (3)  EL2111 Historical Variation in English
    (4)  EL2151 Social Variation in English
    (5)  A minimum of 20 MCs at level 3000 or higher.
    (6)  A maximum of 12 MCs of EL-recognised modules

Note:
A maximum of 12 MCs from the following EL-recognised modules may be read to fulfil EL Major requirements:
CL2280 Basic Translation
CL2281 Translation and Interpretation
CL2291 Chinese Anthropolinguistics (in English)
CL3201 Communicating through Chinese Rhetoric and Metaphors
CL3207 Chinese Sociolinguistics
CL3213 Chinese Semantics
CL3214 Aspects of Chinese Linguistics
CL3217 The Analysis of Chinese Morphosyntax
EN2271 Introduction to Playwriting
EN2272 Introduction to Writing Prose Fiction
EN2273 Introduction to Creative Writing
EN2274 Introduction to Screenwriting
EN3245 Feminism: Text and Theory
EN3271 Advanced Playwriting
NM2301 Persuasive Communication: Theory and Application
NM3207 Philosophy in Communications and New Media
NM3222 Interactive Storytelling
PH2242 Philosophy of Language
PH3245 Language and Thought
PH4242 Issues in the Philosophy of Language
PS4220 Rhetoric and Politics
TS4213 Stylistics of Drama

Second Major in English Language (Cohort 2015)

Graduation Requirements

Pass at least 48 MCs of EL or EL-recognised modules which include:

  1. EL1101E The Nature of Language
  2. EL2101 Structure of Sentences and Meanings
  3. EL2102 Sound Patterns in Language
  4. EL2111 Historical Variation in English
  5. EL2151 Social Variation in English
  6. A minimum of 16 MCs at level 3000 or higher.
  7. A maximum of 12 MCs of EL-recognised modules

 

Note:
A maximum of 12 MCs from the following EL-recognised modules may be read to fulfil EL Major requirements:
EN2271 Introduction to Playwriting
EN2272 Introduction to Writing Prose Fiction
EN2273 Introduction to Creative Writing
EN2274 Introduction to Screenwriting
EN3245 Feminism: Text and Theory
EN3271 Advanced Playwriting
PH2242 Philosophy of Language
PH3245 Language and Thought
PH4242 Issues in the Philosophy of Language
PS4220 Rhetoric and Politics
TS4213 Stylistics of Drama