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Synchronic Linguistics: Introduction to Multilingualism in Society

Faculté de gestion: Faculté des lettres

Responsable(s): Maria Rosa Garrido Sardà
Intervenant(s): -

Période de validité: 2017 -> 2017

Pas d'horaire défini.

Séminaire

Semestre de printemps
2 heures par semaine
28 heures par semestre

Langue(s) d'enseignement: anglais
Public: Oui
Crédits: 0

Contenu

This course offers an introduction to multilingualism for students interested in understanding the role of English in multilingual societies. After an introduction to definitions of and discourses on bi- and multilingualism, we will look into multilingualism in the domains of education, migration and popular culture from a social perspective. The goal will be to understand current linguistic policies and practices, including our own.

1. Introduction:
a. Definitions and approaches to multilingualism
b. English in a multilingual world
2. Multilingualism and education
3. Multilingualism and migration
4. Multilingualism and popular culture

Bibliographie

Complusory readings will be posted on Moodle throughout the course. There is no need to buy a textbook. - Main textbooks: Martin-Jones, M., Blackledge, A. & Creese, A. (2012). The Routledge Handbook of Multilingualism. Oxon, New York: Routledge. Heller, M. (2007). Bilingualism: A Social Approach. London: Palgrave McMillan. - Other references: Duchêne, A, Moyer, M. and Roberts, C. (Eds.) (2013). Language, Migration and Inequality: A Critical Sociolinguistic Perspective on Institutions and Work. Bristol: Multilingual Matters. García, O. (2008). Bilingual Education in the 21st Century: A Global Perspective. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. Pennycook, A. (2007). Global Englishes and transcultural flows. Oxon, New York: Routledge.

Exigences du cursus d'études

Nouveau plan: avoir suivi le cours IELL (Introduction to English Language and Linguistics)

Informations supplémentaires

www.unil.ch/angl

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