Faculty of Arts


LANGTCHG 761

Sociolinguistics


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for LANGTCHG 761.

Description

Examines sociolinguistic concepts relevant to understanding factors which affect language use at the level of individuals, social groups and institutions. Topics include social and regional dialects, perceived differences in the market status of particular languages, the use of sociolects and ethnolects in the media and other public domains, and policies and practices concerning migrant and heritage language maintenance.

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Availability 2018

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Louisa Buckingham

Points

LANGTCHG 761: 15.0 points

Restrictions

LANGTCHG 749


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