Course Handout. D. Heaney, The Discourse of International Relations in English. A selection of texts, a. a.2019-2020. This contains authentic texts for study and analysis and grammar and lexical exercises intended to help students prepare for the exam.
Powerpoint files for modules 1,2,3 - download from the Ariel platform: http://dheaneyeir.ariel.ctu.unimi.it/v3/Home/
A. Partington, (2018) The Language of Persuasion in Politics. London : Routledge (the whole volume)
C. M. de B. Clark (2006) Views in the news. A textbook, Milano, LED. (the whole volume)
◦Graham, P., Keenan, T. and Dowd A.M. (2004) "A call to arms at the end of history: a discourse-historical analysis of George W. Bush's declaration of war on terror", Discourse & Society, vol 15 (2-3): 199-221.
◦Trosborg, A. (2000) The inaugural address, in Bhatia V.K. (ed.) Analysing Professional Genres, Amsterdam,
John Benjamin, pp. 121-144.
◦Koosha, M. / Shams, M. R. (2005). "A Critical Study of News Discourse: Iran's Nuclear Issue in the British Newspapers". IJAL (Iranian Journal of Applied Linguistics) 8: 107-141.
◦Mautner, G. (2008) "Analyzing Newspapers, Magazines and other Print Media", in Wodak, R. / Krzyzanowski M. (eds) Qualitative Discourse Analysis in the Social Sciences. Basingstoke. Palgrave Macmillan: 30-53
In addition to the language practice exercises in the course handout, the following grammar is recommended:
Murphy, R. English Grammar in Use. Third Edition, Cambridge University Press.