Avoin yo, Sociolinguistics, lv. 2019-2020

Opintojen laajuus
4 opintopistettä
Opetustapa
Lähiopetus
Opintomaksu
Euroa

Tavoite

After completing the course or studying the books the students will be able to

  • define and apply key terminology in the field of sociolinguistics
  • explain the effect of social factors (such as social status, age, gender and social class) on language use and relate to these from the perspective of English
  • describe major strands of research in sociolinguistics
  • identify  the types of  usable data and ways of conducting research on language variation
  • apply the concepts learnt in data analysis (not applicable to sef-study).

Koulutuksen sisältö

This is an introductory course that focuses on the relationship between language and society. Language use will be studied in its social context both at macro- and micro-level. The connection between social identity and language use will be examined. The main topics to be covered are language variation and language choice in multilingual communities, regional and social dialects, register, language use and gender, language change, language use and social status

Lisätietoja

Opintojakso on osa englannin kielen aineopintoja. Tarkat tiedot opintojaksosta, sen suoritustavasta ja ilmoittautumisesta löytyvät avoimen yliopiston www-sivuilta.

Avainsanat

  • englannin kielen aineopinnot

Hakuneuvonta

Jyväskylän yliopiston avoin yliopisto / Opiskelijapalvelut

Käyntiosoite:
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Postiosoite:
PL 35
40014 JYVÄSKYLÄN YLIOPISTO

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Puhelin: 040 576 7760
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