Class 1 [INTRODUCTION] jcw SP09

Class 1 [INTRODUCTION] jcw SP09 - Language in the US: LIN...

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Language in the US: LIN 200 Tues/Thurs 3:50-5:10 Old Chem 116 Instructor: Julie Weisenberg TAs: Poppy Slocum Nell Guigelaar Chih-hsiang Shu
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Themes What is the role of language in the transformation of ethnicity in the US? This course introduces students to the diversity of experiences with English and native or immigrant languages that has shaped individual and group identities and had a significant impact on the cultural, educational, and political fabric of the nation.
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Linguistic Diversity in the US The language histories of the principal ethnic and racialized groups in the U.S. Is "the language problem" at the root of many of our nation's ethnic tensions? How are people responding to increasing linguistic and ethnic heterogeneity? The implications of linguistic discrimination for the survival of minority languages and cultures, the educational success of children, equity in the workplace, and inter-racial/ethnic conflict.
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Linguistics The study of human language. Phonetics
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