Applied LinguisticsAPLX 55 Pardon My French: Politeness, Impoliteness, Swearing, Slang, and Humor

Explores the history and use of "bad;" language, including issues of politeness, impoliteness, swearing, slang, and humor. In readings, lectures and discussions, we examine contexts of language use: who can say what, when, how and under what communicative conditions.

Credits

5

General Education Code

TA

Quarter offered

Spring

Instructor

The Staff, Abrams Zsuzsanna