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2021-2022 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

GLC 350 - Language and The Mind

Credits 3
Lecture / 3 hours per week
Requirements: Prerequisite: ENL 101 & ENL 102 or permission of instructor
Examination of language and the relationship among language, thought and culture by focusing on various human-interest aspects of linguistics. Topics include language of propaganda and politics, language of advertising, language and sexism, euphemisms, jargon, double-talk, taboos, doctorese, legalese, bilingualism, social judgments and standard versus non-standard English.