Chulalongkorn University
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH


Second Semester 2020 Course Offerings

Undergraduate Courses



2202112 English II
ENGLISH II
Coordinator: Nipaporn
T 8:00–9:30, Th 11:00–12:30
Advanced listening, speaking, reading, writing skills in English, based on topics on current social and cultural issues; reading passages from various sources; writing English paragraphs with complex structures.

Reading List:
  • Coursebook TBA
  • External reading TBA
Announcement:
  • Class begins on January 19, 2021.

3(3-0-6)
11M5
322 seats

Faculty of Arts requirement



2202124 Introduction to Translation
INTRO TRANSL
Coordinator: Prima
M 8:00–9:30, W 11:00–12:30
Principles of basic translation; translation of various types of sentences and short passages from English to Thai and Thai to English, with emphasis on accuracy and differences in structure and usage between the two languages.

Reading List:
  • Coursebook
Announcement:
  • Class begins on January 18, 2021.

3(3-0-6)
10M5
300 seats

Faculty of Arts requirement
 

2202201 Academic English Oral Skills
ACAD ENG ORAL
Coordinator: Da Silva
TF 11:00–12:30
Listening comprehension; note-taking and summarizing; discussion of texts on academic topics; logical presentation of ideas and arguments through short speeches.

Announcement:
  • Class begins on January 19, 2021.

3(3-0-6)
TDF
32 seats

English major requirement; non-major with consent of faculty

Prerequisite: 2202112 English II or consent of faculty



2202202 English Composition I
ENG COMPO I
Coordinator: Avery
T 1:00–2:30, Th 9:30–11:00
Writing of well-organized paragraphs; preparation of outlines for compositions; writing of the introductory paragraph, body paragraph and concluding paragraph; short composition writing in a variety of forms and on various topics.
 

Announcement: Class begins on January 19, 2021.

3(3-0-6)
11A5
96 seats

English major requirement; non-major with consent of faculty

Prerequisite: 2202112 English II or consent of faculty
 

 
2202208 English Conversation and Discussion
ENG CONVER DISC
Coordinator: Goodman
TF 11:00–12:30
Conversation and discussion on topics related to everyday life and work; listening comprehension; logical expression of ideas and arguments through class discussion and presentations.

Announcement:
  • Class begins on January 19, 2021.

3(3-0-6)
TDF
60 seats

Language elective for non-English majors; English majors cannot count as credit toward major

Prerequisite: 2202112 English II or 5500112 Experiential English II
 

 
2202265 English Literature Appreciation
ENG LIT APP
Coordinator/instructor: Kris
TTh 11:00–12:30
Introduction to the form, theme and technique of English literary works; appreciation, analysis and criticism of selected prose, poetry and drama.

Announcement:
  • Class begins on January 19, 2021.

3(3-0-6)
11M5
25 seats

Literature elective for non-English majors; English majors cannot count as credit toward major
 

 
2202304 English Business Writing
ENG BUS WRIT
Coordinator: Lobb
T 1–2:30, Th 2:30–4:00
Writing of business letters, resumes, memorandums, minutes, and reports, with emphasis on correct form, content, clarity and conciseness of expression.

Announcement:
  • Class begins on January 19, 2021.

3(3-0-6)
13A5
72 seats

Language elective

Prerequisite: 2202112 English II or 5500112 Experiential English II
 

 
2202313 Translation: English-Thai
TRANSL E-T
Coordinator: Subenja
TTh 11:00–12:30
Translation of informative, expressive and vocative texts from English into Thai.

Announcement:
  • Class begins on January 19, 2021.

3(3-0-6)
11A5
40 seats

Language elective

Prerequisite: 2202124 Introduction to Translation
 

 
2202314 Translation: Thai-English I
TRANSL T-E I
Coordinator: Raksangob
TTh 9:30–11:00
Translation of informative and expressive texts from Thai into English.

Announcement:
  • Class begins on January 19, 2021.

3(3-0-6)
11M5
60 seats

Language elective

Prerequisite: 2202124 Introduction to Translation
 

 
2202324 Phonetics for English Pronunciation
PHONE ENG PRONUN
Coordinator/instructor: Preena
TTh 2:30–4:00
Use of phonetic alphabet in transcription at word and sentence levels; phonemes and allophones; word stress and sentence stress in real life situations; sounds in connected speech; varieties of English.

Announcement:
  • Class begins on January 19, 2021.

3(3-0-6)
18A5
30 seats

Language elective

Prerequisite: 2202224 Introduction to English Sound System and Structure
  

 
2202341 Nineteenth-Century American Literature
19C AM LIT
Coordinator/instructor: Darin
T 1:00–2:30, Th 9:30–11:00
Subject matter, theme, form and technique of nineteenth-century American prose and poetry; analysis and criticism of selected works.

Announcement:
  • Class begins on January 19, 2021.

3(3-0-6)
7M5
25 seats

Literature elective

Prerequisite: 2202234 Introduction to the Study of English Literature


 
2202349 The Poetry of Rebellion: The Romantics to the Victorians
POET REB ROMAN-VIC
Coordinator/instructor: Wright
TF 11:00–12:30
Subject matter, theme, form and technique of British poetry from the Romantic to the Victorian periods; individual spirit for social and political rebellion; analysis and criticism of selected poems.

Announcement: Class begins on January 7, 2020.

3(3-0-6)
7A5
25 seats

Literature elective

Prerequisite: 2202234 Introduction to the Study of English Literature or consent of faculty


 
2202350 Selected Topics in English Literature
SEL TOPIC ENG LIT
Coordinator/instructor: Verita
M 1:00–4:00
Analysis and criticism of selected topics in English literature from a social, cultural and literary perspective.

Announcement:
  • Class begins on January 6, 2020.

3(3-0-6)
11A5
25 seats

Literature elective

Prerequisite: 2202234 Introduction to the Study of English Literature
 

   
2202326 English Syntax
ENGLISH SYNTAX
Coordinator:  Nirada
T 1:00–2:30, Th 11:00–12:30
Analysis of English sentence structures according to syntactic theories and its application

In love with English grammar? Fascinated by its word order? Curious about the relationship between phrases? Come join English Syntax. Activities: drawing trees and talking about them.

Reading List:
Announcement:
  • Class begins on January 19, 2021.

3(3-0-6)
18A5
35 seats

Language elective

Prerequisite: 2202224 Introduction to English Sound System and Structure


   
2202341 Nineteenth-Century American Literature
19C AM LIT
Coordinator/instructor: Darin
T 1:00–2:30, Th 9:30–11:00
Subject matter, theme, form and technique of nineteenth-century British fiction; analysis and criticism of selected fiction.

Announcement:
  • Class begins on January 19, 2021.

3(3-0-6)
13M5
25 seats

Literature elective

Prerequisite: 2202234 Introduction to the Study of English Literature
 

       
2202345 British Poetry from the Elizabethans to the Augustans
POETRY ELIZ-AUG
Coordinator/instructor: Wright
M 8:00–9:30, W 11:00–12:30
Subject matter, theme, form and technique of Elizabethan, Metaphysical, Cavalier and Augustan poetry; analysis and criticism of selected poems.

Learn about Shakespeare's views on love, pain and, most importantly, himself. Watch the Metaphysical Poets struggle with passion, sex and that ever-inconvenient presence, God. Witness the reaction of poets to the Civil War and the Restoration with poetry assuming the strongly satirical and disrespectful tone that lay in wait for the new German dynasty and which still perplexes Europe.

Announcement: Class begins on January 19, 2021.

3(3-0-6)
12A5
25 seats

Literature elective

Prerequisite: 2202234 Introduction to the Study of English Literature or consent of faculty
 

  
2202349 The Poetry of Rebellion: The Romantics to the Victorians
POET REB ROMAN-VIC
Coordinator/instructor: Wright
MF 11:00–12:30
Subject matter, theme, form and technique of British poetry from the Romantic to the Victorian periods; individual spirit for social and political rebellion; analysis and criticism of selected poems.

Announcement: Class begins on January 19, 2021.

3(3-0-6)
14M5
25 seats

Literature elective

Prerequisite: 2202234 Introduction to the Study of English Literature or consent of faculty
 

 
2202365 Popular Fiction in English
POP FICT ENG
Coordinator/instructor: Darintip
T 2:30–4:00, Th 1:00–2:30
Elements and genres of popular fiction in English; social and cultural contexts; analysis and criticism of selected works.

Reading List:
  • TBA
Announcement: Class begins on January 19, 2021.

3(3-0-6)
11A5
25 seats

Literature elective for non-English majors only; not open to English majors

Prerequisite: 2202234 Introduction to the Study of English Literature or consent of faculty



2202372 Literature and Film
LIT/FILM
Coordinator/instructor: Verita
F 1:00–4:00
Relationship between literary works written in English and films; the distinctive nature of the two art forms; issues and problems involved in adapting literary works to films; analysis and criticism of selected literary works.

Announcement:
  • Class begins on January 19, 2021.

3(3-0-6)
14A5
30 seats

Literature elective

Prerequisite: 2202234 Introduction to the Study of English Literature or consent of faculty
 

 
2202374 Fiction and Fact in English Prose
FICT FAC ENG PROSE
Coordinator: Crabtree
W 8:00–9:30, F 9:30–11:00
Analysis, criticism and discussion of different types of prose works and their techniques, strategies and appeal.

Reading List:
  • All reading for the course is provided online.
Announcement:
  • Class begins on January 19, 2021.

3(3-0-6)
14M5
70 seats

English major requirement; non-major literature elective

Prerequisite: 2202234 Introduction to the Study of English Literature or consent of faculty


 
2202405 Research Writing
RESEARCH WRITING
Coordinator/instructor: Avery
F 1:00–4:00
Writing of a research paper with emphasis on process: appropriate topic selection, use of library facilities and information technology, various methods of note-taking, outline and thesis development, presentation of references.


3(3-0-6)
TDF
10 seats

Language elective

Prerequisite: 2202302 English Composition II
     

 
2202414 Translation: Thai-English II
TRANSL T-E II
Coordinator/instructor: Crabtree
M 8:00–9:30, W 9:30–11:00
Translation of informative, expressive, and vocative texts from Thai into English, with emphasis on interpretation of source texts and naturalness of target texts.

Announcement: Class begins on January 18, 2021.

3(3-0-6)
12M5
25 seats

Language elective

Prerequisite: 2202314 Translation: Thai-English I


 
2202429 DLiterature
SEL TOP ENG LIT II
Coordinator/instructor: Sani
M 1:00–2:30, W 8:00–9:30
Origin mmm

Announcement:
  • Class begins on January 18, 2021.

3(3-0-6)
10A5
25 seats

Language elective

Prerequisite: 2202224 Introduction to English Sound System and Structure
 

 
2202441 British Fiction from the Twentieth Century to the Present
BRIT FICT 20C-PRES
Coordinator/instructor: Puckpan
TTh 2:30–4:00
Subject matter, theme, form and technique of British fiction from the twentieth century to the present; analysis and criticism of selected works.

British fiction from the twentieth century to the present has experienced a great upheaval and produced wide-ranging impact. Ideas about fictional forms, authorship, readership and Britishness are defined, redefined and questioned. The resulting literature traveled far and wide, jump-starting the modern literary scene in many countries including Thailand. We will examine a range of fiction and discuss the issues it raises about literary craft, production and media, values and context, scholarship and new directions.
 
Announcement:
  • Class begins on January 19, 2021.

3(3-0-6)
18M5
30 seats

Literature elective

Prerequisite: 2202234 Introduction to the Study of English Literature or consent of faculty


 
2202445 British Poetry from the Twentieth Century to the Present
BRIT POET 20C-PRES
Coordinator/instructor: Wright
M 9:30–11:00, F 8:00–9:30
Subject matter, theme, form and technique of British poetry from the twentieth century to the present; analysis and criticism of selected poems.

Announcement: Class begins on January 18, 2021.


3(3-0-6)
10M5
30 seats

Literature elective

Prerequisite: 2202234 Introduction to the Study of English Literature or consent of faculty
 

     
2202522 English Corpus Linguistics
ENG CORPUS LING
Coordinator/instructor: Mathurin
M 9:30–12:30
Basic concepts in corpus linguistics; use of corpora for studies in English lexis, grammar, phraseology, pragmatics and discourse analysis.

Announcement: Class begins on January 6, 2020.

3(3-0-9)
TDF
15 seats

EIL English linguistics elective

 

 
2202598 Senior Project II
SR PROJ II
Coordinator/instructor:


4 credits
TDF
10 seats

Honors program requirement
  


Graduate Courses

 
2202600 Research Methodology in English Language and Literature
RESEARCH METHOD
Coordinator/instructor: Crabtree
Th 1:00–4:00
Meaning of research; research techniques and procedures in English language and literature; analysis of and discussion on examples of good research.

Announcement: Class begins on January 9, 2020.

3(3-0-9)
TDF
10 seats

Program requirement

 

 
2202619 Selected Texts and Authors
SEL TEXTS AUTHORS
Coordinator/instructor: Jittima
F 12:30–3:30
Critical reading and in-depth analyses of selected texts written in English and their authors.

Announcement: Class begins on January 10, 2020.

3(3-0-9)
TDF
10 seats

Literature elective

 

 
2202664 English in Social and Cultural Contexts
ENG SOC CULT
Coordinator/instructors: Preena
W 1:00–4:00
Basic concepts, findings and issues in sociolinguistics and anthropological linguistics, with emphasis on English in social and cultural contexts; varieties and variation; relationship between language and identity.

Announcement: Class begins on January 6, 2020.

3(3-0-9)
7M5 → TDF
10 seats

Language elective



 
2202673 English Interlanguage
ENG INTERLANG
Coordinator/instructor: Nattama
M 9:30–12:30
Contrastive Analysis, Error Analysis and Interlanguage; problematic English grammatical aspects among L1 Thai speakers and English interlanguage among L1 Thai speakers.

Announcement: Class begins on January 6, 2020.

3(3-0-9)
TDF
10 seats

Language elective




2202681 Shakespeare in Context
SHAKESPEARE CONT
Coordinator/instructor: Wright
M 8:00–9:30, T 9:30–11:00
Analysis of Shakespeare’s plays in their historical, social and cultural context; a critical examination of selected texts and their presentation in various media.

Announcement: Class begins on January 6, 2020.

3(3-0-9)
8M5
10 seats

Literature elective



 
2202685 Contemporary Novels
CONTEM NOV
Coordinator/instructor: Subenja
MW 9:30–11:00
Selected novels written in English from the second half of the twentieth century to the present; analysis of the literary texts in their socio-political and cultural context.

Reading List: (partial)
  • Salman Rushdie, Midnight's Children (1981)
  • Toni Morrison, Beloved (1987)
  • Philip Roth, American Pastoral (1997)
  • Ian McEwan, Atonement (2001)
  • Junot Díaz, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (2007)
Announcement:
  • Class begins on January 6, 2020.
  • Please begin reading Rushdie's Midnight's Children for class.

3(3-0-9)
TBA
10 seats

Literature elective




2202705 Seminar on Special Topics in Literature
SEM SPEC TOP LIT
Coordinator/instructors: Nida
F 8:30–11:30
Selected poetry written in English from the second half of the twentieth century to the present; analysis of the texts in their socio-political and cultural context.

Announcement: Class begins on January 10, 2020.

3(3-0-9)
11M5
10 seats

Literature elective

 

 
2202771 Special Research
SPECIAL RESEARCH
Coordinator:


3 credits
TDF
10 seats

Elective


 
2202811 Thesis
THESIS
Coordinator:

12 credits
TDF

Thesis plan requirement


 
2202896 Comprehensive Examination
COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
Coordinator:

S/U
5M5

Non-thesis plan requirement


 





Last updated: January 9, 2020
Department of English
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