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Social Contexts of Language Learning and Teaching - ARTS2691
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Campus: Kensington Campus
 
 
Career: Undergraduate
 
 
Units of Credit: 6
 
 
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
 
 
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3
 
 
Enrolment Requirements:
 
 
Prerequisite: 30 units of credit overal including 12 units of credit in Level 1 Linguistics
 
 
Equivalent: LING2700
 
 
Excluded: EDST2046, GENT1522, LING3901
 
 
CSS Contribution Charge:Band 1 (more info)
 
   
 
Further Information: See Class Timetable
 
  

Description

Subject Area: Linguistics

Examines socio- and geo-political forces outside the educational institution that shape which languages we learn, and how we learn them. Explores the concepts of global languages, linguistic imperialism, language birth and death, language planning, and examines the acquisition of the first and additonal languages, bilingualism, and general factors affecting the choice and learning or acquisition of second and subsequent languages.

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