(ANTH 270) Language in Culture and Society: A survey of the role of language in life
This course discusses the role of language in culture and society. It is also a survey of subfields of linguistic scholarship and professional application of language and covers topics from anthropological linguistics to forensic linguistics (solving crimes with language).
|Credit Hours||3.0 Lecture|
|Programs||Cultural Anthropology (B.A.)
Cultural Anthropology Minor
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Know the difference between prescriptive and descriptive grammar;
- Understand and develop egalitarian views of language;
- Develop an awareness of cross-cultural communication and of the role of language in daily life;
- Draw an articulatory tract and know how speech sounds are produced.