LING 211 (3)
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. Same as SOCI 272.
Course Code: LING 211 | Credit Hours: 3 | Undergraduate Course