LING 391

World Englishes

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Explores the global spread of English and the resulting regional, stylistic and social English varieties found in America, the Caribbean, Africa, Asia and Australasia. Topics may include: historical contexts through which global varieties have developed; the phonology, morphology, syntax and lexicon of the different varieties; language change; socio-cultural and ideological issues associated with language spread; standardization.

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

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

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

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