LT5408 - Sociolinguistics

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Linguistics and Translation
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2018/19

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to address issues related to the uses and users of languages in Hong Kong SAR and China on the whole after studying the basics of sociolinguistics.  This course is to orient students to key sociolinguistic issues facing Hong Kong, a complex speech community facing substantial political and social changes after the handover in 1997. 

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
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