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Spring 2017  |  LING 1701 Section 050: Language and Society (51726)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
01/17/2017 - 05/05/2017
Wed 06:10PM - 08:35PM
UMTC, East Bank
Folwell Hall 120
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Role of language in human social interaction; linguistic indicators of social status and attitudes; language and sex roles; linguistic ecology; language planning for multilingual communities; implications for education and public policy.
Class Description:
When you talk, you give out clues about who you are and where you come from. Sociolinguists have found that patterns of language use are affected by age, gender, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and other aspects of people and situations. This course reflects on the relationship between language and such social variables. We will also examine multilingual situations such contact between speakers of different languages, and their implications for language loss and language change. Implications of sociolinguistic findings for educators will also be discussed.
Grading:
20% Midterm Exam
20% Final Exam
20% Reports/Papers
40% Reflection Papers
Workload:
35 Pages Reading Per Week
Textbooks:
http://www.bookstores.umn.edu/buybooks.cgi?deptlookup=1&search=LING1701~050&term=1173
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
12 May 2008

Spring 2017  |  LING 1701 Section 051: Language and Society (51727)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Discussion
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
01/17/2017 - 05/05/2017
Wed 08:45PM - 09:35PM
UMTC, East Bank
Folwell Hall 120
Auto Enrolls With:
Section 050
Course Catalog Description:
Role of language in human social interaction; linguistic indicators of social status and attitudes; language and sex roles; linguistic ecology; language planning for multilingual communities; implications for education and public policy.
Class Description:
When you talk, you give out clues about who you are and where you come from. Sociolinguists have found that patterns of language use are affected by age, gender, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and other aspects of people and situations. This course reflects on the relationship between language and such social variables. We will also examine multilingual situations such contact between speakers of different languages, and their implications for language loss and language change. Implications of sociolinguistic findings for educators will also be discussed.
Grading:
20% Midterm Exam
20% Final Exam
20% Reports/Papers
40% Reflection Papers
Textbooks:
http://www.bookstores.umn.edu/buybooks.cgi?deptlookup=1&search=LING1701~051&term=1173
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
12 May 2008

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