LNG1100, Language, Culture, and Society, Fall 2017 (D899)

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LNG1100, Language, Culture, and Society, Fall 2017 (D899)
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Carol Lo
Course Code
Semester / Year
Fall 2017
Course Description

An introduction to the world of language and linguistics. Students explore the great diversity of
world languages and develop an understanding of the genetic and geographical ties among them.
They learn to appreciate language as an object of scientific study and to apply their new
knowledge to everyday social interactions in their own lives and communities. They examine
the relationship of linguistic variation to social and cultural identity. Topics include
multilingualism, language learning and preservation, spelling reform, and language policy.

Tue 11:30-2:00 pm Howard 112

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9/12 Reading response #1

Hi Nate, Thanks for uploading the reading response. It looks great. However you actually need to bring a printed copy to class. Check the syllabus or the original post for the format. See you in class soon. Best, Carol See More9/12 Reading response #1

9/5 Tue Quiz #1

Hi everyone, I hope you are enjoying your Labor Day weekend. Please be reminded that there will be a short open book quiz on the readings for week 2 tomorrow (Sep 5). You should be able to download the readings (a pdf file) from "files" […] See More9/5 Tue Quiz #1

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Term Paper #1 Questions and Guidelines

Term paper #1 (10% of your total grade) The purpose of the term paper is to encourage you to apply key concepts discussed in the readings and in class by finding your own examples and analyze data.   Choose one of the following […] See MoreTerm Paper #1 Questions and Guidelines