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APG5346

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Dr Louisa Willoughby

Notes

Previously coded ALM5130

Synopsis

Explore the role of language in society by examining language variation and change, multilingualism and how individuals adjust their speech to the situations they find themselves in. You will explore regional and social variation in language as well as topics such as language and gender, language and power and language policy, as well as conducting your own small research project.

Objectives

Explore the role of language in society by examining language variation and change, multilingualism and how individuals adjust their speech to the situations they find themselves in. You will explore regional and social variation in language as well as topics such as language and gender, language and power and language policy, as well as conducting your own small research project.

Assessment

Written Work (9,000 words in total): 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Louisa Willoughby