Lecture Recording and Notes
Unit 4 – Exam Rev Recordings 2020 – English Language
Our Unit 4 English Language revision lecture has been designed to provide you with the skills and information needed to perform to the highest possible standard in the final exams. You will receive a comprehensive and detailed coverage of examinable materials as specified in each subject’s Study Design, to VCAA examination standard.
Topics that will be addressed include: How Australian English varies according to geography and culture (including Aboriginal English and ethnolects), attitudes within society to different varieties of Australian English, metalanguage to discuss varieties of Australian English, social and personal variation in language, features of language that contribute to a sense of individual identity and group membership, how language is shaped by social expectations and community attitudes, the ways in which people draw on their linguistic repertoire to gain power and prestige, including exploiting overt and covert norms, the relationship between social attitudes and language choices, metalanguage to discuss representations of identity in texts.
Detailed A+ course notes will be provided in each subject.