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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
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ENGL 350 - Language Variation in North America (3 credits)

(Prereq: ENGL 101  and ENGL 102  with a grade of ‘C’ or better, or ENGL 205 ) Language variation in North America is considered from a contemporary sociolinguistic perspective. The course covers social, regional, ethnic, gender and style-related language variation among (English) speakers in the United States and Canada. The course will also explore issues of perception and attitude as reflected in evaluations of language varieties and the speakers of those varieties.