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Sociolinguistics - ARTS3691
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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: Enrolment in a major or minor in Linguistics and 72 uoc overall including 12 uoc at Level 2 in the major or minor
 
 
Excluded: LING2535
 
 
CSS Contribution Charge:Band 1 (more info)
 
   
 
Further Information: See Class Timetable
 
  

Description

Subject Area: Linguistics

Examines language in relation to society, with particular reference to the linguistic situation in Australia, and investates the correlations betwen linguistic variables and non-linguistic variables such as gender, age and social class. Topics include: regional and social variation, gender differences, politeness phenomena, language contact, multilingualism, language maintenance and shift, language policy and planning, and linguistic aspects of bilingualism.

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