Students study and discuss sociolinguistic variation at the level of a single language. Topics include such matters as the theory of variation; dialectology; ethnography of communication; pragmatics (power, solidarity, politeness); language and gender; social factors (time, generation, social class, social network, and identity); and standard and non-standard usage.
Course DetailsLevel: Graduate
Credit hours: 3
Term(s) course is offered: Spring
Prerequisites: AA4350 Language and Society.
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