LANGUAGE IN SOCIETY
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Credit points: 15
This subject deals with the nature and function of speech variation within communities: social, ethnic, gender and age differences; non-standard speech forms and their social functions; bilingualism and language contact; language shift and language death. Variation across communities is also considered in terms of different speech patterns used in different cultures.
FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorDavid Bradley
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Prerequisites Must have passed one Linguistics subject from LIN1NLA, LIN1NLB, LIN1LCS or LIN1LDD. All other students require co-ordinator's approval.
Incompatible subjects LIN2LIS
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||An Introduction to Sociolinguistics.||Prescribed||Holmes, J.||LONDON: LONGMAN.|
|Readings||Introducing sociolinguistics||Prescribed||Myerhoff, M.||BLACKWELL 2006|
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