LING 452

Introduction to Sociolinguistics

Linguistics College of Humanities

Course Description

How language functions in culture and society; focus on the development, typology, and description of the relationship between language and society.

When Taught

Winter

Grade Rule

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

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Understand Relationship between Language Use and Society

Learning Outcome

Understand the relationship between language use and society with respect to regional, social, ethnic and contextual variation.

Title

Conduct Sociolinguistic Research

Learning Outcome

Conduct research into a wide range of sociolinguistic variation.

Title

Impart Sociolinguistic Knowledge

Learning Outcome

Impart knowledge of sociolinguistics and related research in presentations and papers.