Ling 482 Pidgins and Creoles
Introduces students to the language varieties arising in contact situations. Concentration on African and New World creoles (and African American Vernacular English). Considers the formation of pidgins and creoles in terms of both first and second language acquisition. Looks at the social factors involved in their creation. Strongly recommended: Ling 391
, Ling 392
Slash Listed Courses
Also offered for graduate-level credit as Ling 582
and may be taken only once for credit.