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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

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: LING71-105
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Society and Design
Semesters offered:
  • September 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Standard Offering - Online]
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • International Relations, Politics, and Arts
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2022: $2,460.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $2,520.00
  • Commencing in 2024: $2,570.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $2,640.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $2,710.00
  • Commencing in 2024: $2,880.00

Learning outcomes

  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.
  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

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Restrictions: This subject is not available to
  • Study Abroad Students

Subject dates

  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 16/07/2023
    Semester start: 11/09/2023
    Subject start: 11/09/2023
    Cancellation 1: 25/09/2023
    Cancellation 2: 02/10/2023
    Last enrolment: 24/09/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 07/10/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 28/10/2023
    Teaching census: 06/10/2023
  • Standard Offering - Online
    Enrolment opens: 16/07/2023
    Semester start: 11/09/2023
    Subject start: 11/09/2023
    Cancellation 1: 25/09/2023
    Cancellation 2: 02/10/2023
    Last enrolment: 24/09/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 07/10/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 28/10/2023
    Teaching census: 06/10/2023
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 16/07/2023
Semester start: 11/09/2023
Subject start: 11/09/2023
Cancellation 1: 25/09/2023
Cancellation 2: 02/10/2023
Last enrolment: 24/09/2023
Withdraw - Financial: 07/10/2023
Withdraw - Academic: 28/10/2023
Teaching census: 06/10/2023