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Japanese Sociolinguistics (12 points)


Leader: Assoc Prof Helen Marriott

Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: 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.

Assessment: Oral presentation (2,500 words): 20% + Review (2,500 words): 30% + Essay (4,000 words): 50%

Contact Hours: 3 hours (2 x seminars and 1 x tutorial) per week

Prerequisites: Monash level C Japanese language or equivalent.

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