Introduction to the politics of language 713

Module code LCC 713
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

The nature of language as macrophenomenon; multilingualism; the impact of industrialisation, urbanisation and globalisation on the lives of languages; language political phenomena: language shift, language attrition, language death, language maintenance, language revitalisation; language rights; the politics of language as area of study.

Module credits 20.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 lecture per week
Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Academic organisation Afrikaans
Period of presentation Year

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