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Language, Ideologies and Attitudes

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
15
ECTS points
7.5
Level
Level 5
Module lead
Jaine Beswick

Module overview

This module explores language in its social context. The main aim of this module is to introduce you to key research approaches to the study of language attitudes and ideologies and to encourage you to reflect on how attitudes and beliefs about language emerge and develop. It will allow you to gain a critical understanding of exisiting attitudes towards different varieties of English in Britain and around the world. It will also explore the connection between accents, language use and identity using English as a case study.

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