Language and Society

Language and Society   [LING 3013]

  Course Dates: Tuesday July 15, 2014 to Thursday August 7, 2014
Course Description

This course is an introduction to language as a context-dependent social phenomenon. Students examine how various contexts and social factors such as age, gender, social class, status, setting, and topic influence linguistic choices, with special attention to multilingual societies. Other topics include language attitudes, the maintenance, shift or loss of languages, language and technology and language in education. 
Prerequisites: 6 credit hours in LING. 

4-Week Course
Tuesday & Thursday mornings; July 15 - August 7, 2014
8:30 am - 12:30 pm 

School: University College (UC)

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