LING 295

The Social Side of English Grammar

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

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.

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

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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