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UGRD > ENGL > 442

A look at the structure and the social dynamics at work in the English language today, chiefly in America. Topics: competing grammars, speech in Massachusetts, effects of social stratification on language, regional and social dialect, language and gender, language and ethnicity, and changes in meaning.

Pre Requisites: Pre-req = ENGL 200 or 201 or 202

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