Applied Research in Language Sciences - 2nd semester
By the end of the semester students should be able to:
1. Demonstrate a critical awareness of the development of linguistic research and its applications.
2. Use the most relevant linguistic concepts in interdisciplinary approaches.
3. Use methods adequate to the retrieving of empiric data.
4. Master resources and tools which allow for the completion of the work to be developed.
5. Write a formally correct work report supported by the adequate argumentation.
Maria do Céu Caetano, Maria Teresa Brocardo
Weekly - 4
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Coupland, Nikolas / John Robert / T. Kristiansen (2011) SLICE: Critical perspectives on language (de)standardisation. In: T. Kristiansen / Nikolas Coupland (eds.) Standard Languages and Language Standards in a Changing Europe. Oslo: Novus, pp. 11-35.
Johnson, David Cassels (2013) Language Policy. London: Palgrave Macmillan
Milroy, James (2001) Language Ideologies and the Consequence of Standardization. Journal of Sociolinguistics 5/4, pp. 530-555 http://uk-online.uni-koeln.de/remarks/d5134/rm2169658.pdf
Tollefson, James W. / Miguel Pérez-Milans (eds.) (2018) The Oxford Handbook of Language Policy and Planning. Oxford: OUP
Outros títulos serão definidos anualmente em função das abordagens a serem exploradas (cf. Conteúdos). / Other references will be specified annually according to the frameworks to be studied (cf. Syllabus).
Practice sessions will be predominant, given the nature of this course. However, it may be necessary to present the framework of a given perspective or approach in more expository and theoretical sessions.
Students are expected to participate regularly in activities and discussions. Preparation for each class involves readings and performing tasks posted on Moodle.
Active participation in practice sessions (40%); final written report (60%).
Curricular unit general topic transdisciplinary approaches to language: some case studies.
In the current semester the students are encouraged to contribute to the discussion of the (actual and / or potential) role of linguistics in different social domains, e.g.:
language policy and planning, emphasizing the use of Portuguese in scientific and culture fields;
constitution of linguistic resources and tools;
arguments against language prejudice;
language uses versus the definition of norm(s).
Programs where the course is taught: