LINB20H3 Sociolinguistics

The study of the relationship between language and society. Topics include: how language reflects and constructs aspects of social identity such as age, gender, socioeconomic class and ethnicity; ways in which social context affects speakers' use of language; and social factors which cause the spread or death of languages.

Prerequisite: 
Exclusion: 

( LINB21H3), ( LINB22H3), LIN251H, LIN256H, FREC48H3

Breadth Requirements: 
Social & Behavioural Sciences