Course description

The rhythm, melody, and accompanying gestures of English carry great significance in communication. Participants explore how meaning and affect are typically signaled in Canadian English and explore gender, professional and contextual influences on the choice of paralinguistic feature. Participants experiment with adding features to their repertoire and the impact on themselves and others.

Course details

Hours: 6
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022. Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery