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MA Sociocultural Linguistics

MA Sociocultural Linguistics

Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London, London, United Kingdom
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  • Degree MA
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 24 months
This programme studies language from a sociocultural perspective. It's designed for anyone with an interest in the relationship between language, culture and society but also provides a solid understanding of English language and linguistics. Students will develop their understanding of historical and contemporary debates in (socio)linguistics and discourse analysis and enhances their analytic and linguistic skills by introducing different approaches to the analysis of written and spoken language use from a range of everyday and institutional contexts. Topic covered in this programme are language and ideology, linguistic performances of identity (particularly language and gender, sexuality, ethnicity and social class), language and the media, talk at work, English in a multilingual world, intercultural communication, multilingualism and code-switching, and varieties of English.