English in contrast

15 credits

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In this course you study English in contrast with other languages. You study differences and similarities between English and other Germanic languages in modern text databases, corpora. During the course you compare the languages on different levels, ranging from punctuation to lexicon, phraseology and grammar. You develop different skills that are both of theoretical relevance as well as being applicable in the the work as language professionals.


Roughly 15 minutes with a bike from the city centre, you will find Linnaeus University’s campus. It is like a small society with the university, student accommodation, and student life. Here you become part of a creative knowledge environment.

What will you come across on an excursion in Växjö – the city of contrasts? You will find good restaurants, a celebrated hockey team, and cozy cafés where you can enjoy a latte with lingonberry flavour. In Växjö, beautiful nature is always just around the corner; the city is surrounded by lakes and forests. Students like the combination of the city centre and the active student life on campus. Your dream of the future starts here!

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