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ENG510 : Sociolinguistics

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Dr. Sarwet Rasul
PhD English (Linguistics)
National University of Modern Languages Islamabad

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1. Introduction to Sociolinguistics 2. Sociolinguistic Phenomena 3. Sociolinguistics and Varieties of Language 4. Speech Communities 5. Language Contact and Variation-I 6. Language Contact and Variation- II 7. Some Concepts Related to Language Varieties 8. Language and Dialects – I 9. Language and Dialects – II 10. Some Theoretical Work in Sociolinguistics 11. Register and Sociolinguistics 12. Some More Terms 13. Sociolinguistic Codes and Bilingualism 14. Sociolinguistics and Use of Codes 15. Social Correlates and Sociolinguistics 16. Socio-Psychological Factors and Sociolinguistics 17. Socio-Political Factors and Sociolinguistics 18. Language and Ideology: Examples from the World 19. Terms Related to Language Change – I 20. Terms Related to Language Change– II 21. Language and Communication: A Sociolinguistic Perspective 22. Speech and Social Interaction 23. Language, Thought and Culture 24. Non- Standard Language 25. Diglossia 26. Media and Sociolinguistics 27. Social Media and Sociolinguistics 28. Social Media and Writing Practices 29. Sociolinguistic Aspects of English Language 30. Sociolinguistic Aspects of Language in Pakistan- I 31. Sociolinguistic Aspects of Language in Pakistan- II 32. Sociolinguistic Aspects of Language in Pakistan- III 33. Language Change in Pakistan 34. Code Switching and Code Mixing in Pakistan 35. Social Aspect of Linguistic Practices Across the Globe 36. Language Practices and Sociolinguistic Scene of Pakistan- I 37. Language Practices and Sociolinguistic Scene of Pakistan- II 38. Language Planning in Pakistan 39. Language Acquisition and Sociolinguistics 40. Teaching and Research in Sociolinguistics