2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Feb 21, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

ENG 215 - Language and Culture in the United States


Using a cultural perspective on language, this course addresses varieties of language use and their consequences in the United States. Topics include - demographics and immigration in sociolinguistic perspective; the systematic nature of language; language and culture patterns of different groups (Native Americans, African Americans, Asian Americans, Latino/a Americans, Iranian Americans); bilingualism and multilingualism in the United States; and the policy implications of language diversity.  For undergraduate English majors, this course satisfies the Theory (E) requirement.  Listed with RER and COMM.

Anticipated Terms Offered: Every other year