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LING71-105: Language in Society

Description

This subject introduces you to the complex relationship between language and its social context. You will explore sociolinguistic aspects of language use such as bilingualism and social or regional dialects. You will be able to examine and compare your own linguistic varieties and their determining social factors. Language in Society is suitable for students who specialise in language-related fields or are simply interested languages and how they work in the society.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeLING71-105
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering - On campus]
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering - On Campus]
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering - Online]
  • September 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Communication and Creative Media
  • International Relations and Humanities
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $2,430
  • Commencing in 2022: $2,460

Learning outcomes

1. Identify, synthesise, interpret and communicate complex issues associated with the role of language in society. 1. Identify, synthesise, interpret and communicate complex issues associated with the role of language in society. 1. Identify, synthesise, interpret and communicate complex issues associated with the role of language in society. 2. Independently and in teams, demonstrate expert cognitive skills to solve complex problems associated with the role of language in society. 2. Independently and in teams, demonstrate expert cognitive skills to solve complex problems associated with the role of language in society. 2. Independently and in teams, demonstrate expert cognitive skills to solve complex problems associated with the role of language in society. 3. Apply this disciplinary knowledge to new educational contexts, demonstrating expert judgement, adaptability and responsibility as an English language educator and a global citizen. 3. Apply this disciplinary knowledge to new educational contexts, demonstrating expert judgement, adaptability and responsibility as an English language educator and a global citizen. 3. Apply this disciplinary knowledge to new educational contexts, demonstrating expert judgement, adaptability and responsibility as an English language educator and a global citizen.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students
  • This subject is not available to students on US Financial Aid.
  • Students on a Student Visa may be restricted from enrolment due to the mode of delivery in the chosen semester. Check the subject outline for further details.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering - On campusStandard Offering - Online
Enrolment opens18/07/202118/07/2021
Semester start13/09/202101/01/2021
Subject start13/09/202113/09/2021
Cancellation 1?27/09/202127/09/2021
Cancellation 2?04/10/202104/10/2021
Last enrolment26/09/202126/09/2021
Withdraw – Financial?09/10/202109/10/2021
Withdraw – Academic?30/10/202130/10/2021
Teaching census?08/10/202108/10/2021