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Language Variation and Language Politics - AFK3703

Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in Afrikaans Module presented online
Pre-requisite: AFK2601, AFK2602 & TEX2601 or AFK202U, AFK203V & TEX8216
Purpose: To help students to develop and further their understanding of the phenomenon of language variation (dialects, sociolects and idiolects) and the various forms and guises of power and politics (from micro to macro level) that underpin these varieties as well as the processes of language planning.