Sociolinguistics And Language In Society

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Sociolinguistics And Language In Society

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Course Code: MMABLU_01

Masters Level Module


This module offers students the opportunity to develop a critical awareness and thorough understanding of key issues related to sociolinguistics, bi/multilingualism and language in society. After considering fundamental issues such as what the study of sociolinguistics entails and key concepts in sociolinguistics, the module will focus on a range of topics, including language ideologies, multilingual societies and speech communities, language socialisation, language planning and policies, language maintenance and shift, and style and language variation. There will also be a specific focus on researching language in society, with an examination of …

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Course Code: MMABLU_01

Masters Level Module


This module offers students the opportunity to develop a critical awareness and thorough understanding of key issues related to sociolinguistics, bi/multilingualism and language in society. After considering fundamental issues such as what the study of sociolinguistics entails and key concepts in sociolinguistics, the module will focus on a range of topics, including language ideologies, multilingual societies and speech communities, language socialisation, language planning and policies, language maintenance and shift, and style and language variation. There will also be a specific focus on researching language in society, with an examination of research design and data collection issues. Readings discussed during the module will primarily be from the past 30 years, although some weight will be given to more foundational and historical texts. In addition, connections will be made to personal experience and professional practice in language education and education as a whole.

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