ENG285H1: The English Language in the World

Hours: 
36L

Many-voiced modern English dominates science, business, diplomacy, and popular cultures worldwide. This introductory course surveys transnational, regional, and social varieties of Later Modern English; the linguistic and social factors that have shaped them; their characteristic structures; and their uses in speech and in writing, both literary and non-literary.

Prerequisite: 

1.0 ENG FCE or any 4.0 FCE

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)