Course: LIN100 Language & Culture

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LIN100 Language & Culture
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Departments
Academic Literacy and Linguistics, Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice
Academic Program
Linguistics and Literacy, A.A.
Course Contact
Course Code
LIN100/ANT115
Term
Spring 2021
Category
Course
Course Description

This course will introduce the student to the study of language in multicultural urban settings. The course will introduce related topics, such as bilingual/bidialectal families and bilingual education, language and gender, literacy in a changing, technological society, child language acquisition, and different dialects and registers of English. The readings will draw on works in linguistics, literature and related fields. Students will work on critical reading and produce writing based on the readings in connection with their own experiences and backgrounds.