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: 
Spring 2018
Registration Status: 
Open
Registration: 
Monday, November 6, 2017 to Friday, February 2, 2018
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