Oct 18, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog
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CHS 364 - Chicana/o English


Units: 3
Three hours lecture per week
Examination of socio-cultural and socio-linguistic factors that influence the development of Chicana/o English in context. Investigation of Chicana/os use of English as a means of communication in everyday speech, poetry, literature, music, and media. Attention to the treatment of Chicana/o English as a variety of spoken English in the larger social U.S. context. Standard English as the language of power is investigated. Background of language issues related to bias toward non-mainstream varieties of U.S. English, including Black English and other cultural varieties.
Graded: Letter Grade



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