LIN456H5 • Sociolinguistics and Second Language Teaching and Learning

Description

This course considers the impact on variant use by second language learners exerted by linguistic and extra-linguistic factors, such as the surrounding linguistic context, age, sex, style, and curricular and extra-curricular exposure. Implications are drawn for second language teaching, including deciding what registers and variants to teach and what activities to employ.

Prerequisites
LIN256H5 (or permission from instructor), plus 0.5 credit in a 300-level LIN course.
Exclusions
Distribution Requirement
Humanities
Total Instructional Hours
24L
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area
Linguistics