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BA in English Language and Cymraeg (Full Time)

Bangor University

Bachelor Degree , English Language

Course Description

English is an important language socially, politically and economically. Today it is a global language, with an estimated 1.5 billion speakers worldwide. English is the best-described language in the world and by studying for a BA in this field you can become proficient in understanding how English works, why and how it is used, where it has come from, as well as gaining knowledge in linguistic study.

You will get the chance to learn about subjects like the grammatical structure of English (word order, sounds, vocabulary, meaning and so on), the history of English, English dialects and social variation, English in society, English in education, cultural aspects of English, global English, and more.

You will also undertake modules to develop your understanding of the areas of general linguistics which are required to study the linguistics of English. Depending on which modules you choose, this could include topics like child language acquisition, discourse analysis, corpus linguistics, psycholinguistics, bilingualism and multilingualism, languages in contact, historical change, and other subjects based on the expertise of our teaching staff.

Ni fu erioed adeg fwy cyffrous i astudio’r Gymraeg ym Mangor. Mewn meysydd mor amrywiol â’r cyfryngau, addysg, y gwasanaeth sifil, cysylltiadau cyhoeddus, byd cyfieithu a llywodraeth leol, y mae galw aruthrol am rai sydd â gradd dda yn y Gymraeg. Mae Ysgol y Gymraeg ac Astudiaethau Celtaidd ym Mangor wedi ymateb yn egnïol i’r alwad hon drwy greu cyrsiau diddorol a blaengar sy’n berthnasol i ofynion y byd modern. Iaith fyw y presennol yn hytrach na chrair o’r gorffennol yw’r Gymraeg ym Mangor. Yma cewch gyfle nid yn unig i astudio a mwynhau un o lenyddiaethau hynotaf y byd, ond cyfle hefyd i ddilyn modiwlau mwy ymarferol eu gogwydd a fydd yn baratoad ardderchog ar gyfer gyrfa a swydd.

English is an important language socially, politically and economically. Today it is a global language, with an estimated 1.5 billion speakers worldwide. English is the best-described language in the world and by studying for a BA in this field you can become proficient in understanding how English works, why and how it is used, where it has come from, as well as gaining knowledge in...

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Course Content

Year 1

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • CXC-1004: Defnyddio'r Gymraeg (20)
  • CXC-1016: Llenyddiaeth Gyfoes (10)
  • QXL-1110: Introduction to Language (20) Core

Semester 2

  • CXC-1002: Llen y Cyfnod Modern Cynnar (10)
  • CXC-1004: Defnyddio'r Gymraeg

Optional Modules

40 credits from:

  • QCB-1113: Iaith a Chymdeithas (20) (Semester 1) or
    QXL-1113: Language and Society (20) (Semester 1)
  • QXL-1115: Intro to Phonetics & Phonology (20) (Semester 1 + 2)
  • QXL-1116: Introduction to Meaning (20) (Semester 2)

40 credits from:

  • Myfyrwyr IAITH CYNTAF yn unig
  • CXC-1001: Beirniadaeth Lenyddol Ymarfer (10) (Semester 2)
  • CXD-1013: Theatr Fodern Ewrop (20) (Semester 1)
  • CXD-1016: Sgriptio Teledu (20) (Semester 1)
  • CXC-1018: Gweithdy Creadigol (20) (Semester 2)
  • CXC-1019: Llenyddiaeth yr Oesoedd Canol (10) (Semester 2)

Year 2

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • CXC-2008: Ymarfer Ysgrifennu (20)

Semester 2

  • CXC-2008: Ymarfer Ysgrifennu

Optional Modules

40 credits from:

  • CXC-2002: Dafydd ap Gwilym (20) (Semester 2)
  • CXD-2024: Y Theatr Gymraeg Fodern (20) (Semester 1)
  • CXC-2026: Llên a Chymdeithas 1500 - 1740 (20) (Semester 1)
  • CXC-2033: Datblygiad yr Iaith (20) (Semester 2)
  • CXC-2118: Gweithdy Barddoniaeth (20) (Semester 2)
  • CXC-2202: Athroniaeth a Llenyddiaeth (20) (Semester 1)
  • CXC-2203: Blas ar y Wyddeleg (20) (Semester 2)

Year 3

Optional Modules

60 credits from:

  • QXL-3313: EFL Theory (20) (Semester 1)
  • QXL-3320: SLA and Language Teaching (20) (Semester 2)
  • QXL-3329: Teaching EFL (20) (Semester 1 + 2)
  • QXL-3335: Bilingual & Acquisition Issues (20) (Semester 1)
  • QCB-3341: Traethawd Hir/Dissertation (40) (Semester 1 + 2) or
    QXL-3341: Dissertation (40) (Semester 1 + 2)
  • QXL-3349: Psycholinguistics (20) (Semester 1)
  • QCL-3370: Agweddau ar Ddwyieithrwydd (20) (Semester 1)
  • QXL-3376: Cognitive Discourse Analysis (20) (Semester 1)
  • QXL-3377: Using Corpora: Theory&Practice (20) (Semester 2)

60 credits from:

  • CXC-3009: Traethawd Estynedig (20) (Semester 1 + 2)
  • CXC-3016: Medrau Cyfieithu (20) (Semester 2)
  • CXC-3018: Gweithdy Barddoniaeth (20) (Semester 2)
  • CXD-3024: Y Theatr Gymraeg Fodern (20) (Semester 1)
  • CXC-3026: Llên a Chymdeithas 1500 - 1740 (20) (Semester 1)
  • CXC-3033: Datblygiad yr Iaith (20) (Semester 2)
  • CXC-3102: Dafydd ap Gwilym (20) (Semester 2)
  • CXC-3202: Athroniaeth a Llenyddiaeth (20) (Semester 1)
  • CXC-3203: Blas ar y Wyddeleg (20) (Semester 2)

Year 1 Compulsory Modules Semester 1 CXC-1004: Defnyddio'r Gymraeg (20) CXC-1016: Llenyddiaeth Gyfoes (10) QXL-1110: Introduction to Language (20) Core Semester 2 CXC-1002: Llen y Cyfnod Modern...

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Entry Requirements

We accept students with a wide range of qualifications and backgrounds and consider each application individually.

All students need to have good basic skills and the University also values IT and communication skills.

As part of the University’s policy we consider applications from prospective disabled students on the same grounds as all other students.

To study a degree, diploma or certificate course you’ll be asked for a minimum of UCAS Tariff points. For a fuller explanation of the UCAS Tariff Points, please see www.ucas.com

We also consider applications from mature students who can demonstrate the motivation and commitment to study a university programme. Each year we enrol a significant number of mature students. 

We accept students with a wide range of qualifications and backgrounds and consider each application individually. All students need to have good basic skills and the University also values IT and communication skills. As part of the University’s policy we consider applications from prospective disabled students on the same grounds as all other students. To...

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