Sociolinguistics

This course focuses on the study of language variation and its social, political and cultural significance. Students evaluate current sociolinguistic theory and research in sociolinguistics. Topics include language attitudes, language identity, societal and individual bilingualism, language policy, Black English Vermicular (BEV/Ebonics, creoles/pidgins, and language variation by SES, ethnicity, and gender.Prerequisite(s): APLING 601 & 603 & 605. Department Permission Required

Course Details

Campus: 
Boston
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Graduate
Subject: 
Applied Linguistics
Number: 
APLING623-01C
Semester: 
Fall 2018
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, July 23, 2018 to Friday, September 14, 2018