FR/LING3414Sociolinguistics of French3 ch (3C)

An introduction to the empirical study of language as it is used in its social context. Topics include: social and stylistic variation, dialects and the "standard," linguistic attitudes, language and gender, bilingualism. 

Prerequisite: FR/LING 3404 or equivalent; FR/LING 3414 may be taken concurrently with FR/LING 3404