LinguisticsLING 132 California Englishes

Examines varieties of California Englishes and the features that compose these varieties. Through this examination, course also tries to better understand how social categories such as race, gender, sexuality, age, and class relate to the linguistic variation found in California English varieties. Course also seeks to explain how linguistic features acquire social meaning, and how these features are adopted in the construction of identity.

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): LING 50, Introduction to Linguistics.

Credits

5

General Education Code

CC

Quarter offered

Winter

Instructor

The Staff