Linguistics 2185B: Introduction to Languages in Canada

Cross-listed with Linguistics 2285G: Research on Language in Canada


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We examine languages and dialects that are associated with particular regions, cultures, and/or ethnic groups in Canada, including First Nations languages, French, English and immigrant languages. We consider language structures, variation and ways that languages relate to the identity of groups which speak them.

Antirequisite(s): none.

Prerequisite(s): any first year course.
2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour, 0.5 course.

Evaluation:
Quizzes                       15%
Homework                  25%
Midterm test               25%
Final exam                   30%
Participation                5%
TOTAL                      100%

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