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ENGL 2122 Language in Society (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the study of language in its social context, including varieties of language associated with social class, ethnicity, locale, and age; bilingualism; pidgin and Creole languages; proposals about the relationship of language, thought, and culture; and the structure and role of discourse in different cultures. Sociolinguistic issues of contemporary interest, including language and gender, language planning, and language and public policy will be studied.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Margaret Thomas

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: LING3362 SOCY3362

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Last Updated: 13-Jan-15