2024-2025 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog

LING 414 Variation and Discourse

Examination of the interlocking nature of language and society, with particular emphasis on linguistic variation (dialectology) and the analysis of linguistic interaction (discourse). Students explore variation at all levels of linguistic structure and produce analyses of conversations that they record and transcribe.



Cross Listed Courses

This course will be bridged with another new course at the grad level that covers equivalent content (LING 514).


The content of this course requires a background in the principles of linguistic analysis (LING 400).

General Education


  • Irregular