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as of 1/15/2021

SOCIOLINGUISTICS AND VARIETIES OF ENGLISH II: PIDGIN AND CREOLE LANGUAGES
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Germany - Free University of Berlin - 'Free Univ. Berlin'
UC Course SubjectEnglish
Linguistics
Number & Suffix: 135 B
Full UC Title: SOCIOLINGUISTICS AND VARIETIES OF ENGLISH II: PIDGIN AND CREOLE LANGUAGES 
Transcript Title: PIDGIN&CREOLE LANG 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.5 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course offers a study the theoretical foundations and methods of language ideology research and their relevance for the teaching of language in an age of globalization and diversity, with a focus on pidgin and creole languages. The course discusses topics including what is English and why is it taught, which standard of English should be taught, where do standards come from, what kind of language resources do pupils need when faced with many different kinds of “right,” how to prepare pupils to critically reflect on their own and other's language use, the role of teaching standard language grammars, and how to make the multiple language resources of pupils a meaningful element in the teaching of language. The course requires that students have an understanding of the foundations of sociolinguistics as a prerequisite. Students engage with theoretical texts and prepare seminar contents for discussion in class. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: SOCIOLINGUISTICS AND VARIETIES OF ENGLISH II: PIDGIN AND CREOLE LANGUAGES 
Partner University Department: Englische Philologie 
Partner University Course Number: 17366