Sociolinguistic Issues in Japanese
Also: LING 396
Formerly: JAPA 396
Examines the Japanese language in its social context. A wide range of sociolinguistic topics will be covered, including non-verbal communication and types of Japanese spoken outside of Japan. Attention will be given to linguistic, dialectal, and stylistic variation in speech communities, and to sociolinguistic considerations such as class, gender, and social setting.
- Minimum second-year standing.