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.
|Faculty||Faculty of Society & Design|
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.
|Standard Offering - On campus|
|Withdraw – Financial?||09/10/2021|
|Withdraw – Academic?||30/10/2021|