JAL4130 - Japanese Sociolinguistics
12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Arts
Leader: Helen Marriott
Not offered in 2008
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.
Oral presentation (2,500 words): 20%
3 hours (2 x 1 hour seminars and 1 x 1 hour tutorial) per week