98年第2學期-0170 社會語言學 課程資訊

課程分享

選課分析

本課程名額為 35人,已有24人選讀,尚餘名額11人。

評分方式

評分項目 配分比例 說明
In-class performance 30
Mid-term 35
Fianl paper 20
Final oral report 15

授課教師

郭士行

教育目標

The course of Sociolinguistics aims to: 1. Enable a better understanding of the English language and its usage in a social﹧cultural content and thus help the students be more aware of the use of English. 2. Provide a good background for students interested in taking further Sociolinguistics courses, courses in Teaching English as Foreign Language, Communication Studies, Translation, or other language Related courses. 3. Give the students' an opportunity to discover more about the workings of the human mind and the ways in which human thought and language interact. 4. Develop the students' analytical skills and encourage precision and accuracy in the study of speech and writing. 5. Offer some opportunities to compare and contrast English and Chinese.

課程概述

Sociolinguistics is the study of the structure and use of language in its social and cultural contexts. This course is intended to provide students with a sound, basic coverage of some topics dealing with regional and social dialects, gender and age, as well as topics on multilingual speech communities: language choice, language maintenance, and language planning.

課程資訊

參考書目

An Introduction to Sociolinguistics by Janet Holms, third ed., Pearson Education Limited, 2008