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.

Course Details

Campus: 
Boston
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Graduate
Subject: 
Applied Linguistics
Number: 
APLING623
Semester: 
Spring 2017
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, November 7, 2016 to Monday, February 13, 2017
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