Fundamental Concepts in Sociolinguistics the complete guide

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Fundamental Concepts in Sociolinguistics

This is a course for anyone who wants to learn more about how language is built and how it operates so that we can all understand it better. It examines the social and cultural contexts in which various communicative events occur, as well as how we might analyze them. While it will be of special relevance to language teachers and anyone considering pursuing a more advanced study in Applied Linguistics, it will also be of interest to the general public.


Who This Sociolinguistics course is for

anyone who wants to learn more about language and how to analyze it.

What Will I Learn?

  • How understanding specific functions of language is aided by a rudimentary understanding of sociolinguistics 

Topics for this course

34 Lessons

Introdution to Fundamental Concepts in Sociolinguistics

Lec 01 – Course Introduction00:00:00
Lec 02 – Language as a System00:00:00
Lec 03 – Design Features00:00:00
Lec 04 – Linguistic Relativity00:00:00
Lec 05 – Language and Culture00:00:00
Lec 06 – Language and Gender00:00:00
Lec 7 – Behaviourist paradigm in language acuquisition00:00:00
lec8 – Innateness Hypothesis [Generative Paradigm] in Language Acquisition00:00:00
lec9 – Key Concepts in Language Acquisition Lad, Ug, and poverty Stimulus00:00:00
lec10 – Linguistic Competence00:00:00
lec11 – Communicative Competence00:00:00
lec12 – Critical Period Hypothesis00:00:00
lec13 – Dialects00:00:00
lec14 – Speech Community00:00:00
lec15 – Diglossia00:00:00
lec16 – Systemic Functions of Language00:00:00
lec17 – SPEAKING Model00:00:00
lec18 – Register and Style00:00:00
lec19 – Bilingualism Part-I00:00:00
lec20 – Bilingualism Part-II00:00:00
lec21 – Code Mixing and Switching00:00:00
lec22 – Language Hybridity Case of Hindi-English Mixing00:00:00
lec23 – Pidgin and Creole00:00:00
lec24 – Creolization Process and birth of a Language00:00:00
lec25 – Mixing and Switching: Creative Outcome of Bi/Multilingual Mind00:00:00
lec26 – Language Policy and Planning00:00:00
lec27 – Types of Language Planning00:00:00
lec28 – Official Languages of India00:00:00
lec29 – The Process of Standardization00:00:00
lec30 – Three Language Formula00:00:00
lec31 – The Eighth Schedule00:00:00
lec32 – Mother Tongue00:00:00
lec33 – Linguistic Diversity of India00:00:00
lec34 – Schedule and Non-Schedule Languages Census00:00:00
70 £

Enrolment validity: Lifetime


  • You should be curious about many parts of linguistics.