ELING 468

Introduction to Varieties of English

Linguistics College of Humanities

Course Description

Regional and social variation in English, including world Englishes and English-based pidgins and creoles.

When Taught

Fall

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Properties of varieties of English

Learning Outcome

<p>Students will learn the basic properties of several varieties of English and be able to describe them using linguistic terminology.</p>

Title

History and Social Context

Learning Outcome

<p>Students will be able to describe the social and historical contexts of different varieties and the general principles that lead to language differentiation.</p>

Title

Data Collection and Analysis

Learning Outcome

<p>Students will learn to collect and analyze data using several methods.</p>

Title

Applications

Learning Outcome

<p>Students will be able to apply their knowledge of language variation to a social context or a setting outside of academia.</p>