|Semester||Spring Semester, 2020|
|Department||Junior Class A, Department of English Junior Class B, Department of English|
|Course Name||Introduction to Sociolinguistics|
1. Discussion and Participation. To reinforce concepts covered in our readings, students are expected to preview the reading assignments and actively participate in classroom discussion. Please bring your comments and questions related to the reading assignments to class for discussion.
2. Reading Presentation. Students are required to conduct a reading presentation for 15 minutes.
3. Response paper (2 pages). To make the material in the course relevant to reality, students are required to observe and collect data from their daily life to report or reflect a sociolinguistic issue.
4. Project proposal (5 pages). This research proposal includes purpose of the study, research questions, literature review, and method design.
Over the course of the semester, you are required to write two response papers, each of which should be 2 pages in length (using 10- or 12-point type, double-space). In your response, please critically reflect issues discussed in classroom or presented by students. For example, you may reflect upon what you’ve learned to your own daily life observation of language variety. You are expected to elaborate your critical opinions by providing research proofs, examples, comparison/contrast of cases, or providing the data you collected.
Reading Presentation (15 minutes)
Your reading presentation should describe the main idea of this reading, research design, results/findings, and your personal feedback or critical comments.
Research Proposal (5 pages)
Discussion and Participation: 14%
Reading Presentation: 30%
Response paper (2x10%): 26%
Research proposal: 30%
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