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University of Toronto

Toronto, Ontario

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ANT 253H1

Language and Society

The study of the relationship between language and society with the goal of understanding social structure through language; major themes are multilingual societies, including pidgin and creoles, and social interaction through speech. (Given by the Departments of Anthropology and Linguistics)

Danesi... enough said.

Added by Anonymous on 2005-01-21 01:20:00

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User_1690 - 2021-01-08 00:10:54
C Fall 2020 Dylan Clarke
Don't be fooled by this thread on this course. I admit I used this as a reference tool to find some easy courses but from what I've seen, these comments don't pertain to the most recent adaptation of this course. Theres a new prof running it, and because of the current circumstances regarding in school learning, the online version of this course is NOT that easy. There are 2 1500+ word essays, and 2 tests. I wouldn't say this course is too hard but in reality its not easy either. It's in the "if I slack off my grade will largely reflect that" category, and I slacked off a bit which got me somewhere in the mid 70's. First thing prof Clark mentioned in announcements when we started was "Do not think this is a bird course", he must have been looking at this site lol.
maxim - 2012-07-29 04:27:27
according to the data here, it's a very easy course. http://coursemate.ca/index.php?r=course/view&id=67
yellowmoog - 2011-07-12 13:12:29
Danesi was great and easy. For the final essay and exam the TAs took over though, and made both harder. Still managed to get an A though. Just do your readings, they're pretty short.
ayche - 2011-03-01 23:42:36
Danesi Got a 91 in this course Put in 0 effort. TAKE THIS COURSE!!!!
birdcourses - 2008-12-03 15:34:33
BEST CLASS EVER! you do NOT have to be a linguist to ace this course! :)
Anonymous - 2007-12-06 23:34:52
***I am taking this course THIS SEMESTER-the TA's are now writing the tests, and trust me, its anything but easy-im getting a 60 in the class, and i took it thinking it was a bird course!***
starjam - 2006-02-06 00:13:14
tests are true and false, essays may be collaborative.

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