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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Language in the UK

Module code: LIN405

Credits: 15.0
Semester: SEM1

  • Semester 1: Tuesday 12 pm - 2 pm

Contact: Dr David Hall
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: None

This module will introduce students to diverse language situations in the UK, including English dialects, Celtic and French varieties, and immigrant languages. The emphasis will be on careful description of structural and social aspects of language variation in the UK. Students will be encouraged to explore language use in their own environment. The importance of basic concepts in linguistic description will be emphasised, as well as issues concerning language ideologies, the media, and education.

Connected course(s): UDF DATA
Assessment: 100.0% Coursework
Level: 4