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Week 1

Introduction to Course, Syllabus Layout, Lecture Schedule, exam guidelines

a)     Bilingualism

i)       Where does bilingualism come from?

ii)     Linguistics: what they know and don’t know

iii)   Why so many languages

(1)   The rationale

iv)    Why bilingualism matters

v)     Practical considerations 
                  (Multiple Voices: An Introduction to Bilingualism, Page 1-16)

Assignment 1:

Summary

Deadline

10 March (week 3)

Marks  5%

Assignment 2

Summary

Deadline

7 April

Marks 5%

Week 2

Introducing Language and Dialect. What ‘social work’ do they do?

a  ·        What is a language?

·        Mutual Intelligibility

·        Dialects as groupings under a language

·        The written language and dialects

·        Identifying the standard dialect

·        Who speaks a dialect

            (Multiple Voices: An Introduction to Bilingualism, Chapter 2, Page 16-34)


b  ·        Discourse model of language

·        What is Standard English?

·        Fuzzy boundaries of languages

            (Introducing Multilingualism -  A Social Approach, Chapter 3, Page 27-38)

 

 

Week 3

Bilingualism and multilingualism 

a  i)       Introduction

ii)     Who is a bilingual or Multilingual?

iii)   Defining Bilingualism

iv)    Defining Multilingualism

v)     Factors promoting these –isms 
                  (Multiple Voices: An Introduction to Bilingualism, Chapter 3, Page 35-66)

b)     Bilingualism and Multilingualism: Some Central Concepts 
                        (Article 1 – Johan Edwards, Page 5-24)

3a. Shumaila Zamn

3b Rabab Zahra

3a. Yasir Riaz

 

3b Adnan Ijaz

Week 4

Approaches to Study:

a)     Studying Bilinguals

i)       Methodological and Conceptual Issues
                  (The Handbook of Bilingualism, Chapter 2, Page 32-66)

b)     Studying Societal Multilingualism

i)       The construction of Meaning

ii)     Dominant vs. critical readings

iii)   Ethnographically based discourse analysis

iv)    The study of language ideologies
                  (Introducing Multilingualism -  A Social Approach, Chapter 2, Page 12-24

4a Yasir Riaz

4a Nafeesa Khansa

Week 5

Acquisition

a)     Early Bilingual and multilingual Acquisition 
                  (Handbook of Multilingualism and Multilingual Communication, Chapter 1, Page 15-44)

5a Adnan Ijad

5a Sahrish Manzoor

5a Tehreem Ijaz

Week 6

Code Switching, Mixing and Speech Accommodation

a)     Code-switching as a conversational strategy 
                        (Handbook of Multilingualism and Multilingual Communication, chapter 11, 279-314)

b)      Code Switching and Grammatical Theory 
                        (The Handbook of Bilingualism, Chapter 11, Page 283-311)

6a Majid Ali

 

6b Umair Tariq

6a Sadia Saba

 

6b Amber Firdous

 

Week 7

a)      Mixed codes 
                        (Handbook of Multilingualism and Multilingual Communication, Chapter 11, 315-340)

b)      Social and Psychological Factors in Language Mixing
                        (The Handbook of Bilingualism, Chapter 13, page 336-352)

7b. Khurram

7b Sajida Jaben

Week 8

a)     Multilingual forms of talk and identity work 
                        Handbook of Multilingualism and Multilingual Communication, Chapter 13, page) (341-370

b)     The social motivation for language use in interpersonal interactions (Multiple Voices: An Introduction to Bilingualism, Chapter 6, page 142-174)

8a Asma Rashid

 

8b Amber

8a Asad Ishaq

Week 9

Mid Term Exam

 

 

Week 10

a)     Multilingualism and the family 
                        (Handbook of Multilingualism and Multilingual Communication, Chapter 2, 45-68) 

b)     Multilingualism in the workplace
                        (Handbook of Multilingualism and Multilingual Communication, Chapter 16, 405-422)
 

 

10a Shumaila Zamn

 

10b Asma Rashid

Week 11

a)      Multilingualism and specific language impairment (SLI) 
                        (Handbook of Multilingualism and Multilingual Communication, Chapter 9, page 229-246)

b)     Bilingual Aphasia
                        (
The Handbook of Bilingualism, chapter 3, page 71-89)

11a Sadia Saba

 

11b Asad Ishaq

 

 

11b Sadia Rafique

Week 12

      a-i)      Societal multilingualism

(Introducing Multilingualism -  A Social Approach, chapter 6, page 69-81)

a-ii)      Societal multilingualism
 (Sociolinguistics and Language Teaching – Chapter 2, page 47-70

 

B)     Societal multilingualism: reality, recognition and response 
                        (Handbook of Multilingualism and Multilingual Communication, Chapter 18, Page 447-468)

 

12aii Nafeesa Khunsa

 

12b. Tehreem Ijaz

12aii Umair Tariq

 

12b. Majid Ali

Week 13

a)      Language and Identities
                                    (Introducing Multilingualism -  A Social Approach, chapter 7, page 82-94)

b)      Ideologies and attitudes 
                        (Multiple Voices: An Introduction to Bilingualism, Chapter 5, page 107-141)

13b Sahrish Manzoor

 

13b Sadia Rafique

 

Week 14

a)      Language Planning and Policy
                              (Sociolinguistics and Language Teaching – Chapter 4, page 103-148

b)      Language policies and globalization 
                        (
Multiple Voices: An Introduction to Bilingualism, Chapter, 13, 369-411)

 

14a. Rabab Zahra

 

14b. Khurram Shahzad

Week 15

a)     Language maintenance and Shift 
                        (Multiple Voices: An Introduction to Bilingualism, Chapter  4, page 67-106)

b)      Language Contact & Language Death
                        
(Reading to be confirmed)

15a. Sajida Jabeen

 

Week 16

a)      Language Variation and the spread of global languages 
                        (Introducing Multilingualism -  A Social Approach, Chapter 4, Page 39-52)

b)      Revitalization of endangered languages 
                        (Introducing Multilingualism -  A Social Approach, chapter 5, 53-66)

 

 

Week 17

Multilingual Education

a)       Mother tongue education
                        (Introducing Multilingualism -  A Social Approach, Chapter 10, page 123-135)

b)      Heritage language Education
                        (Introducing Multilingualism -  A Social Approach, Chapter 11, page 136-148)

 

 

Week 18

Final Exams

 

 

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