Applied Language Studies

UGIS 120

UGIS 120 – Introduction to Applied Language Studies

(3 units) – Class Number: 23394
Instructor: Zehlia Babaci Wilhite
T Th 3:30-5PM 219 Dwinelle

Catalogue description

This course is an introduction to the study of language as applied to real world problems in specific situations in which people use and learn languages, e.g., language learning and teaching, language socialization, bilingualism and multilingualism, language policy and planning, computer-mediated communication, stylistics, translation, intercultural communication, language and symbolic power, political and commercial rhetoric. Fieldwork consists of observation and analysis of language-related real world problems.