Language in Society

Module code: EN7314

This module explores how language and society interrelate. You will have the opportunity to study a range of contemporary sociolinguistic issues. Topics covered include, for example, how language varies across different social groups, gender and language, multilingualism, regional dialects, standardization and World Englishes.


  • 14 hours of lectures
  • 2 hours of tutorials
  • 134 hours of guided independent study


  • Assignment, 3,000 words (100%)