Language in Society

Module code: EN7314

This module explores how language and society interrelate, and it will give you the opportunity to study a range of contemporary sociolinguistic issues.

Topics covered

  • How language varies across different social groups
  • Gender and language
  • Multilingualism
  • Regional dialects
  • Standardisation and World Englishes


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


  • Assignment, 3,000 words (100%)