School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Sociolinguistic Variation and Change

Module code: LIN502

Credits: 15.0
Semester: SEM1

  • Semester 1: Thursday 2 pm - 4 pm

Contact: To Be Confirmed
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: LIN4200 and LIN102/LIN4201

This module provides an in-depth investigation of linguistic variation as a social phenomenon. Building on the knowledge acquired in LIN404 Introduction to Sociolinguistic Variation, we identify the major theoretical principles that govern language variation and change, and develop a variety of both quantitative and qualitative methodologies for their investigation. In addition to being exposed to classic pieces of research in the field, students also gain first-hand experience in conducting original sociolinguistic research projects of their own.

Connected course(s): UDF DATA
Assessment: 100.0% Coursework
Level: 5