LING 432 A: Sociolinguistics I

Meeting Time: 
TTh 9:30am - 11:20am
Location: 
MGH 242
SLN: 
16028
Instructor:
Alicia Beckford Wassink
Catalog Description: 
Interrelationships between social and linguistic factors influencing variation in speech production and perception, morphology, syntax, lexicon. Considers contribution of ethnic, regional and socioeconomic group memberships to dialect differentiation and progression of language change. Nonstandard language, diglossia, pidgins, creoles, gender differences, bi- and multilingualism, ethnography of speaking, pragmatics, and language attitudes. Prerequisite: either LING 200 or LING 400; recommended: prior or concurrent registration in LING 450. Offered: jointly with ANTH 432.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Other Requirements: 
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
April 29, 2016 - 8:32am