Purpose: To make learners aware of language change in society; to provide skills in language policy planning.
Contents: Socio-linguistics and Linguistics; the socio-linguistic development of the child; bi-and multi-lingualism in speech communities; causes and effects of language change; the linguist’s role in language policy and planning; Socio-linguistics and education
· Say and write what one means.
· Hear what is said and what is hidden
· Defend one’s point of view, to argue, to persuade, to negotiate, to create, to reflect to invent.
· Explore relationships, personal, structural and political.
· Speak, read and write with confidence.
· To make one’s voice heard.
· Read print and resist it where necessary.
· Understand the relationship between language and power.
XHS508/508E Traditional Literature
Arts, crafts and materials – the goal is systematic examination (holistically) of the socio-cultural context of indigenous arts and crafts and related matters and issues such as gender roles and relations (with respect to usage patterns, rights, perceptions); and materials acquisition, development, innovation, transfer, composition usage, design and sustainable use.