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WLC 212: Language and Culture for Heritage Speakers

Course description

This course is for heritage speakers who have a moderate proficiency in their Heritage language, other than Spanish, but have completed little or no formal study of that language. The course emphasizes the linguistic and cultural aspects of language ability, and learning strategies; provides an introduction to linguistics, and second language acquisition; incorporates 21st Century Skills and National Standards; and encourages students to explore the social implications of language use. Students will demonstrate language proficiency through assessment. Conducted in English.