Sociolinguistics and Diversity University of Tsukuba
This course will cover language-related issues that emerge in multicultural societies and enable students to acquire basic knowledge about sociolinguistics, as well as reflect on diversity in society through issues such as stereotypes and gender.
1.Enable students to understand basic concepts related to sociolinguistics.2.Enable students to understand and objectively analyze language and communication.3.Enable a student to think independently and have opinions about coexistence in society and the issue of language.
Related to major competences: “1. Linguistic phenomena analytical ability” and “3. Intercultural problem-solving ability.”
Students will be assessed based on an end-of-semester exam (60%), small assignments (20%), and a comment sheet submitted in each class (20%).
Language and genderLanguage and genderLanguage and stereotypesLanguage and stereotypesLanguage and social cognitionLanguage and social cognitionJapanese society as perceived through languageJapanese society as perceived through languageJapanese society as perceived through sentence patterns and stylesJapanese society as perceived through sentence patterns and stylesJapanese society as perceived through discourse
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