Bachelor's degree in Speech and Language Therapy (to qualify as a speech and language therapist)

Linguistics, Psycholinguistics and speech therapy evaluation methodology - SOCIOLINGUISTICA

Course code
4S000173
Name of lecturer
Sabrina Piccinin
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
L-LIN/01 - HISTORICAL AND GENERAL LINGUISTICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
LOGO 1^ anno - 2^semestre dal Jan 7, 2021 al Feb 26, 2021.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course will present the core concepts of sociolinguistics and introduce the students to the specific terminology of the discipline. During the course, the relationship between language and social factors will be examined through the analysis of brief excerpts.

Syllabus

Specifically, the course will deal with the following topics:
• Definition of sociolinguistics
• The relationship between language and society
• Language and dialects
• The concept of sociolinguistic variation
• Analysis of conversational excerpts

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Fiorentino, Giuliana Variabilità linguistica. Temi e metodi della ricerca. Carocci editore 2018 9788843090945

Assessment methods and criteria

The examination consists of a written test with both open-ended and multiple-choice questions.





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