Units of Study

LNGS3694 - Language and Identity

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Monika Bednarek
Phone: +61 2 9036 7201
Email: monika.bednarek@sydney.edu.au

Description

The unit explores expressions of social identities and relationships through language, including the connection between social groups (e.g. gender, ethnicity, age) and language use. It familiarises students with theories that explore relationships between language and identity construction/perception. The unit also equips the students with the necessary tools to critically engage with and analyse the issues of language and identity in various contexts.

Assessments

1x1000wd assignment (15%), 1x2000wd assignment (30%), 1x3000wd assignment (45%), participation (10%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar

Prerequisites

Credit average in 18 senior credit points from Linguistics and the following foreign languages (French, Japanese, Chinese, Italian, Arabic, Spanish, German, Latin, Modern Greek, Ancient Greek, Indonesian, Malay, Korean, Thai, Yiddish, Hebrew, Syriac, Aramaic, Sanskrit, Anglo-Saxon, Old Norse). Other language units require department permission.

Prohibitions

LNGS3907
LNGS3927

Additional Information

This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit to students enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.

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Extra Booking 1

   

 

       

Extra Booking 2

   
1 This Extra Booking occurs once only on 8 September 2014
2 This Extra Booking occurs once only on 13 October 2014

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