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English in Media

 This module is focused on Language and Culture, in this case English and how this is applied in the Film and TV industry in English speaking countries, but with the focus mainly on the Hollywood Industry.

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Factsheet

  • Semester: spring
  • Level: Second year
  • Amount of ECTS: 3
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This module is focused on Language and Culture, in this case English and how this is applied in the Film and TV industry in English speaking countries, but with the focus mainly on the Hollywood Industry.

Films and reviews that are analyzed and used in order to write an essay within this module come from English or American source material e.g. English/American/ Australian films, online newspapers and magazines (The Guardian, The Atlantic, and Vanity Fair) .

Directors that need to be researched for the Director presentation may have debuted in their land of origin but have a connection with the English/American cinema.

Discuss the content of films, TV shows, and Film directors at a professional level. Compare and analyze film reviews at a professional level. Write a critical film essay based on research on themes represented in films.

  • Number of credits: 3 ECTS
  • Status of the module: Compulsory second year module of the major program for MEM students, open for exchange students.
  • Entry requirements: Sufficient command of oral and written English and affinity with the film and TV industry
  • Disciplines and Subjects: Writing, Speaking, Listening and Reading skills
  • Method: Workshops, individual assignments
  • Examination: Director Presentation and Critical Film Essay