LING-210 Language and Society

DURATION:
3 Sem. Hours
CREDIT:
3 Sem. Hours

This course focuses on the interaction between language and the social context within which it is used. Topics include: regional and social dialects; multilingualism; language attitudes and their impact on national and personal identity; linguistic politeness; the maintenance, shift, loss, and spread of languages; and the impact of modern technology. Applications to gender and education are explored in depth.

This course can alternatively be taken in an online format. Refer to Language and Society ONLINE.

Course Syllabus

CanIL

The Canada Institute of Linguistics (CanIL) integrates scholarship in linguistics with service to language communities worldwide.

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SIL International

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