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how latin was before how it is now and could there be a language to become dead like latin

Albakry-MALA 6040 S 2017 MALA 6040: Topics in Society & People: Language & Society (modified syllabus) Date Week 10 8-August Week 11 11-Aug Topic(s) Final presentations Final Exam due on D2L Reading(s) Due/other tasks Final exam questions given in class Assignment 3: Annotated bibliography on a sociolinguistic topic due on D2L Topics in Society & People: Language and Society - MALA 6040 *Guidelines for the annotated bibliography (6-9 pages due 8/11) and PP presentation (20 minutes on 8/8) Part I: Introduction Select an area or topic of interest in sociolinguistics. In a one-page introduction, explain why this topic is relevant to the field of sociolinguistics and of interest to you. Part II: Annotated bibliography Provide concise but thorough summaries of 4-7 journal articles or book chapters related to your topic. Begin each summary by giving the full reference for the article/chapter and dedicate at least one page for each study. Examples of refereed journals include Applied Linguistics, Language in Society, Language Variation and Change, Discourse Studies, English Language and Linguistics, etc. (ERIC papers or non-refereed web documents are not acceptable.) The summaries (which should be descriptive and evaluative) should include the research questions addressed, the primary methodologies used, and the major findings. Be sure that your summaries are detailed enough that a reader can understand the study without having to read the article. The strengths and weakness of the studies (e.g., design issues, readability, applicability, etc.) should be discussed. Part III: Synthesis and conclusion In a one-page conclusion, provide an overview that describes how these studies are related to one another, how they relate to other course readings, and how they relate to your interests. (e.g., Are there new issues that came up as a result of your investigation? How can you apply what you learned from these readings?) Your bibliography will be graded on: (1) importance of topic; (2) strength of summaries (are the summaries detailed enough that a reader can understand the study without having to read the article?; what were the strengths and weakness of the studies (e.g., design issues, readability, applicability, etc.; (3) Conclusion (an overview that describes how these studies are related to one another, how they relate to other course readings, and how they relate to your interests); (4) style

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L ATIN
L ANGUAGE

HISTORY OF LATIN LANGUAGE
• The name Latin derives from the Italic tribal group named Latini that
settled around the 10th century BC in Latium, and the dialect spoken by
these people.
• Latin is a member of the broad family of Italic languages. Its alphabet,
the Latin alphabet, emerged from the Old Italic alphabets, which in turn
were derived from the Greek and Phoenician scripts. Historical Latin
came from the prehistoric language of the Latium region, specifically
around the River Tiber, where Roman civilization first developed.

HISTORY OF LATIN LANGUAGE(LINGUA
LATINA)
• The Roman Empire was widely spread and thousands of peoples were under its stranglehold.
Consequently the conquered territories were forced to learn the Roman language, namely
Latin

• Latin was used throughout the empire as the language of law, administration and increasingly
as the language of everyday life. Literacy was common among Roman citizens and the works of
great Latin authors were read by many.
• The earliest known inscriptions in Latin date from the 6th century BC and were written using
an alphabet adapted from the Etruscan alphabet.

STYLES OF LATIN LANGUAGE
• Old Latin

: 3rd century BC in the time of Marcus Tullius Cicero

• Classical Latin (prime Latin) : late Roman Republic and the early to middle Roman Empire
• Medieval
: during that portion of the Post-Classical period when no
corresponding Latin vernacular existed.
• Modern ...

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