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LING 320 Sociolinguistics 1 (3 credits)

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Offered by: Linguistics (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

Linguistics : A survey of language in its social context. The main focus will be on the influence of social factors like age, gender, social class and speech style on linguistic variation and change. Contact amongst languages (e.g. in Montreal) and the birth and death of languages will also be discussed.

Terms: Winter 2013

Instructors: Charles Soren Boberg (Winter)