LING 3550 - Talk at Work: Language Use in Institutional Contexts uri icon



  • Provides an overview of language use in various workplace settings, with an emphasis on hands-on data analysis. Possible contexts include 911 emergency calls, doctor-patient consultations, news interviews, customer-service encounters, classroom discourse, and courtroom interaction. The course also discusses language-based inequalities in such contexts, as well as some of the laws and policies that govern language in the workplace. Recommended prerequisite: LING 1000.


  • Raymond, Chase  
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021 / Spring 2022 / Spring 2023