ELT513 Sociolinguistics

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
ELT513 Sociolinguistics 6 Thursday 17:00-20:00
Prerequisite It is a prerequisite to
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Assistant No Assistant E-mail amulalic@ius.edu.ba
Course Objectives 1. Introduce students to general linguistic knowledge of sociolinguistics 2. Teach students to apply sociolinguistic knowledge to unfamiliar sociolinguistic situations 3. Familiarize students with different research methodologies that are used in sociolinguistics 4. Evaluate place and the role of sociolinguistics in the context of historical development 5. Elaborate on the connection of sociolinguistics to other related disciplines 6. Introduce students with the relationship between language and society 7. Teach students the importance of the language in the society
Textbook Ronald Wardhaugh. (2006). An Introduction to Sociolinguistics. Blackwell Publishing.
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Link general linguistics knowledge with sociolinguistics
  2. Apply acquired knowledge in unfamiliar socio-linguistic situations
  3. Use different research methodologies that are used in sociolinguistics and apply linguistic tools used in sociolinguistic research
  4. Understand and explain the place and role of sociolinguistics in historical development of linguistic disciplines
  5. Understand the connection of sociolinguistics and to recognize the need in related linguistic disciplines as well as with sociology as a science to develop linguistics for this scientific discipline
Teaching Methods Teaching dynamics will shift form lectures, students presentation to group discussions and individual presentations on the topics planned in the syllabus.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction An Introduction to Sociolinguistics. 1-23
Week 2 Languages and Communities 25-58
Week 3 Pidgins and Creoles 58-88
Week 4 Codes 88-119
Week 5 Speech Communities 119-133
Week 6 Language Variation 135-162
Week 7 Some Findings and Issues 161-192
Week 8 Change 192-219
Week 9 Words and Culture (Mid Term Evaluation) 221-242
Week 10 Ethnographies 243-260
Week 11 Solidarity and Politeness 261-284
Week 12 Talk and Action 285-313
Week 13 Gender 315-335
Week 14 Disadvantage 336-356
Week 15 Planning (Final Exam Evaluation) 358-383
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 40 1,3,5,
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Mid Term Exam 1 20 1,2,3,4,
Presentation 1 20 5,6,7,
Research 1 20 2,3,4,5,
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture 3 15 45 In-Term Study 12 2 24
Assignments 5 8 40 Final Exam 15 1 15
Home Study 2 7 14 Term Project 6 2 12
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 04/03/2020
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