Travel Course-Canada: Bilingualism in North America

Summer Session 2018: June 4-August 21

Description

This course explores numerous sociolinguistic aspects of bilingualism through the study of specific regions and populations in North America. Topics include identity, communication in bilingual groups and families, code-switching, language choices, registers of language, bilingual and immersion education, dominant vs. minority languages, language politics, ebonics, and the impact of legislation that attempts to govern language use.

Class Notes

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Travel Course: Quebec, Canada. Application and deposit required. Apply at https://rce.csuchico.edu/passport. This course is the summer Quebec version of FLNG 355 Bilingualism in North America. It is an upper ?division GE course that fulfills the US diversity requirement. The first week of class will be held online June 4-23. The next two weeks will be held in Montreal and Quebec City, Quebec, Canada and then a final exam on July 12. The focus of the course is the examination of the following factors in terms of bilingualism: 1) Individuals, families and social circles 2) Education K-12 and university 3) Policies and society. Each of these areas will be studied through the lenses of history, social linguistics and current events in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The summer version will emphasize the contrast between Spanish/English bilingualism in California and French/English bilingualism in Quebec.

Class Details

Instructor
Minor, Denise E
Location

WWW ONLINE

Class Registration Information

Class #
1141
Course
FLNG 355 -
SECT 101
Units
3
Fees
Amount per Unit
  • $230 / unit
Capacity
0/23
Class Meeting Dates

06/04/2018 - 07/12/2018

Days

Times

TBA