ENG352 : DISCOURSE ANALYSIS (2019)

NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA

Faculty of Arts

Department of Languages

2019_1 EXAMINATION

 

COURSE CODE:    ENG352

COURSE TITLE:   DISCOURSE ANALYSIS

CREDIT UNITS:    3

TIME ALLOWED: 3 HOURS

 

INSTRUCTION: Answer any three questions. An additional mark will be awarded for clarity

of expression

 

1. (a) How is discourse different from discourse analysis?

(b) Elaborately discuss with examples Monologue, Dialogue, Written discourse, and Multilogue

(23 Marks/1 hour)

2. (a) With copious examples, state and discuss five sense relations

(b) Write shorts notes on the following concepts:

(i) Conversational Analysis:

(ii)Turn-taking:

(iii)Theme:

(iv) Rheme:

(iv) Plane Change:

(23 Marks/1 hour)

3. Write notes on:

(i) Speech Act in Discourse analysis

(ii) The Cooperative Principle

(iii) Ethnography of speaking and its components

(23 Marks/1 hour)

 

4. Discuss the assertion that the overall goal of any Discourse Analysis is to explain how language users construct and interpret meaning.                                         (23 Marks/1 hour)

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