Date: Thu, 11 May 1995 07:58:00 -0500
From: Ron Rabin RABINRL[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]SNYBUFAA.CS.SNYBUF.EDU
Subject: Re: Lgstcs in the core curric.
I'd like to offer an introductory sociolinguistics course and would
appreciate suggestions for texts or small collections of paperbacks to
use. The course would enroll freshmen to seniors and probably be
I would also appreciate suggestions from those who teach/taught such a
course on ways students enjoy having emphasis placed: social structure
for the society as a whole, for ethnic groups (including settlement
patterns), particular ethnic groups (Afro-Americans in the inner-city
or rural), socio-economic distinctions, etc. Or perhaps a more
anthropological approach looking at cultural functions and the
integration of language into cultural rules generally.
Buffalo State College