NI03_43 Introduction to Sociolinguistics

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 3 credit(s). Recommended Type of Completion: z (credit). Other types of completion: k (colloquium).
Mgr. Marta Kostelecká, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Sofie Rose-Anne W. Royeaerd, M.A. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Marta Kostelecká, Ph.D.
Department of German, Scandinavian and Netherland Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Marta Kostelecká, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of German, Scandinavian and Netherland Studies - Faculty of Arts
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
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Course objectives
In this course students will learn the basics of sociolinguistic science and its approaches to language. They will also learn in detail about the language variation in the Netherlands and Belgium, and its implications and methods of research.
Learning outcomes
The student will know what sociolonguistics is, what it does and what its research methods are.The student will be orientated in the language situation in the Netherlands.
  • Soclinguistics
  • Research methods
  • Language variation in the Netherlands
  • Language variation in Belgium
  • Variety of Dutch
    recommended literature
  • Appel, R., Taal en taalwetenschap, Blackwell Publishing, 2008
  • Nortier, Jacomine: Nederland meertalenland, Amsterdam: AUPress, 2009
  • ABSILLIS, JASPERS & HOOF 2012A. Absillis, Kevin, Jürgen Jaspers & Sarah Van Hoof (red.), De manke usurpator. Over Verkavelingsvlaams. Gent, 2012.
Assessment methods
presence, presentation of summary of texts
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught only once.
The course is taught: in blocks.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2009, Spring 2011, Spring 2018.
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