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FREN 432 (US) Language in Society (1)

Examination of the characteristics of language and its variations. The course introduces language within its social context and examines topics such as language definition, dialects and dialectal variations, language and social class, mother tongue, language and identity, language spread, language shift, and language loss. Conducted in English.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Understanding Society
  • Offering: Alternate years
  • Instructor: Staff