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JAL4130 - Japanese sociolinguistics

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader(s): Helen Marriott


Clayton First semester 2009 (Day)


An advanced introduction to sociolinguistics in its application to the study of Japanese and English usage in contact situations. Special emphasis is placed on intercultural communication, cross-cultural discourse patterns and speech acts, and Japanese language contact.


Written and oral work: 100%

Contact hours

3 hours (2 x 1 hour seminars and 1 x 1 hour tutorial) per week

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