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(LING 331) Sociolinguistics

Language in relation to society: language communities (bilingualism, language shift, code-switching); the relationship between thought, language, and culture; and the politics and impact of English language teaching worldwide.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisite LING 210 with a C+ or better
Offered Winter, Spring
Programs -

Course Outcomes

  • Quiz and exam questions. Class participation. Midterm and final exam questions.
  • Sociolinguistic autobiography, class discussion, group discussion, language analysis
  • Lead class discussion, participate/guide group (A and B) discussions, complete mini-research data collection
  • Participation in class, feedback, and discussions, updating sociolinguistics autobiography, application of sociolinguistic concepts in final exam; diagram of communities