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2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

LL 304 - Language in its Social Context

This course examines the ways in which variations in language use signal social class, gender, ethnic, and other cultural differences, along with societal attitudes towards such variations. It seeks to identify the social functions of language and to explain why people speak differently in different social contexts and the way language is used to convey social meaning.

Prerequisites: LL 101 or permission of the instructor.

Credits: 3 cr.