Language and Linguistics
Undergraduate: Level 5
Thursday 04 October 2018
Friday 14 December 2018
26 March 2019
Requisites for this module
BA QP10 English Language with Media Communication,
BA QP11 English Language with Media Communication (Including Year Abroad),
BA QP12 English Language with Media Communication (Including Placement Year)
In this survey of the study of language and society, we look at how language is actually used, how people feel about it-- how the two are often opposed -- and how the structure of language interacts with both. We consider language as a resource to convey cultural and personal identity, and what it reveals of language attitudes and social structure -- and therefore of status and inequality in areas such as social class, gender, age, and ethnicity. We see how social identity illuminates variation in language, and learn about such topics as regional and social dialects, language rights, and language variation and change.
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One 2-hr lecture per week;
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Module supervisor and teaching staff
Prof Peter Patrick, email: email@example.com.
Prof Peter Patrick
Prof P. Patrick, Office: 4.328, Tel: 01206 872088, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Lynne Julie Cahill
University of Sussex
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