LING 542 - Introduction to Sociolinguistics
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Linguistics (LING)
Department: LSA Linguistics
Advisory Prerequisites:
LING 411 or graduate standing.
May not be repeated for credit.

The class will discuss such relationships between language and society and how they might be studied objectively. We will focus on issues directly affecting a person's everyday life, such as attitudes towards different languages and dialects and historical and social reasons for these attitudes; questions about why different groups of speakers in the same society use language differently and how this difference is evaluated; use of minority languages whose survival seems to be threatened and governments' language policies.

LING 542 - Introduction to Sociolinguistics
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001 (LEC)
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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