LING 195

The Social Side of English Grammar

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

An examination of the ideal of "good grammar" and its role in society. Topics include origins and sources of traditional ideas of "good grammar", challenges to traditional views, the role of arbiters of grammar, grammar and the changing media, (sub)cultures and grammar, and grammar and the marketplace.

Undergraduate course in Linguistics offered by the Department of Linguistics in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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