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LANGUAGE IN THE UNITED STATES
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - International Christian University - 'International Christian Univ.', 'International Christian Univ. with Internship'
UC Course SubjectEnglish
Linguistics
Number & Suffix: 119
Full UC Title: LANGUAGE IN THE UNITED STATES 
Transcript Title: LANGUAGE IN USA 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course examines important historical, cultural, and social influences on language in the United States beginning with an introduction to the English language in the United States, and then turning to other language varieties, such as Native American languages and languages of major immigrant communities (e.g., Asian languages, Spanish), and Creoles. The course also examine major forms of language variation, including regional dialects (e.g., Southern American English), social dialects and other forms of socially patterned variation (e.g., youth language and slang); important controversies such as bilingual education and African American vernacular English, language policy, language rights and recent efforts to restrict and revitalize minority languages. Throughout the course, language in the United States is not only studies, but what this particular setting can reveal about issues of language and society in other contexts are also explored. Assessment: Attendance and participation 30%, midterm exam 25%, final exam 30%, article summary presentation 15%. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: LANGUAGE IN THE UNITED STATES 
Partner University Department: Media, Communication and Culture 
Partner University Course Number: MCC218E