The Social Side of English Grammar
Formerly: LING 195
An examination of the ideal of "good grammar" and its role in society and in language learning and teaching. 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.
- Credit will be granted for only one of LING 295, LING 195.