Linguistics 2285G: Research on Languages in Canada

Cross-listed with Linguistics 2185B: Introduction to Languages 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. Students engage with research on language structures, variation and ways that languages relate to the identity of groups which speak them.

Antirequisite(s): none.

Prerequisite(s): Any half course in Linguistics. This course can count towards modules in the Linguistics Program.

Evaluation:
Quizzes 10%
Homework                              20%
Midterm test                           20%
Final exam                               20%
Annotated Bibliography         10%
Research Report                      15%
Participation                            5%
TOTAL                                  100%

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