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Language, Culture and Society

Enrolment code: ESG716

Offered: Distance education: may be taken in summer school OR semester 1 OR semester 2 [by internet]

Unit description:

Deals with the following aspects/issues: What is sociolinguistics?; The contribution of sociolinguistics to language education; Language and society; Language and culture; Linguistic Relativity Theory; Berstien and Labov on language variation; Code-switching; Language and prejudice; andLanguage education: a Critical Theory perspective.

Staff Dr T Lê For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern off campus or on-campus flexible mode Timetable
Assessment mode 3,000-word essay (65%) non-essay (2,000 words) (35%); (the non-essay includes one of the following categories: journal, portfolio, report, book or article review, brief case study) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Thao Lê’s Courseware
Scollon R & Schollon S, Intercultural Communication, Oxf, UK, Blackwell, 1995 (This is an interesting profound 171-page book)
Library Catalogue
Co-Op Bookshop
Discipline (School) Postgraduate Education  
Courses Graduate Certificate of Education
Master of Education
 
Faculty website Faculty of Education  
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