Subject: Linguistics
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Linguistics


This course provides an overview of linguistic and linguo-cultural landscape of Canada. The three groups of Canadian languages are investigated: official languages of Canada (Canadian English and its dialectal varieties, Canadian French and its dialectal varieties), immigrant languages of Canada (examples will be drawn from a variety of languages), and Indigenous languages of Canada (by linguistic group and by region). The language-culture correspondences will be explored.

Prerequisite(s): LING 111.3, LING 114.3, or 24 credit units of university courses.

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