Upon completion of this course students will be able to describe and discuss sociolinguistics variation at the level of a single language. Topics include but are not limited to: the theory of variation, variationist data collection; dialectology, ethnography of communication, pragmatics (power, solidarity, politeness); language and gender; social factors (time, generation, social class, kin/peer group social network, ethnicity and identity); and standard and non-standard usage.
Course DetailsLevel: Master's Level
Credit hours: 3
Term(s) course is offered: By arrangement
Prerequisites: AA4350 Language and Society.
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