HENK00028U English, 2013 curriculum - Free topic 18: Sociolinguistics – Theory and Method
This course is an introduction to central research areas within the field of sociolinguistics. Through a mix of lectures, teacher-led discussions, student presentations and data sessions, course participants will explore key areas of the field, including:
- language variation and change
- language and interaction
- language and style
- language and identity
- language policy and planning
Time will be devoted to sociolinguistic theory as well as sociolinguistic method, so students who are interested in pursuing sociolinguistic research later in their studies will have ample opportunity to generate ideas for research projects as part of the course.
- Holmes, Janet and Nick Wilson. 2017. An Introduction to Sociolinguistics. 5th edition. London and New York: Routledge.
- Plus additional readings listed on Absalon approximately a month before the course commences.
- 7,5 ECTS
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