Jordan Lachler

Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts - Linguistics Dept
Director, Faculty of Arts - Deans Office

Contact

Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts - Linguistics Dept
Email
lachler@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-5174
Address
4-46 Assiniboia Hall
9137 116 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2E7

Director, Faculty of Arts - Deans Office
Email
lachler@ualberta.ca

Courses

INT D 311 - Language Policy and Planning for Indigenous Language Communities

Language use and attitudes about language within the socio-cultural context of Canadian Indigenous communities. Addresses issues surrounding the health and survivability of Indigenous languages in different types of family, community, and school contexts. Special attention given to Indigenous language advocacy at the family, band, national, and international levels. Training in effective grant-writing techniques included. Restricted to CILLDI program students. (Offered jointly by the following faculties: Arts; Education; and Native Studies.) Prerequisite: LING 101 or LING 111. [Linguistics]


LING 213 - Sentence and Discourse Patterns of Indigenous Languages

Types of sentence and discourse patterns in Canadian Indigenous languages; attention to real language use across different genres (e.g. traditional stories, conversation, personal narratives, oratory and ceremony) so that CLC students can go on to collect and transcribe samples of language in context rather than word lists or sentences in isolation. Prerequisite: LING 101 or LING 111. Restricted to CILLDI program students. Note: Not to be taken by students with credit in LING 308 or 309.


LING 363 - Lexicography

The theories and methods used in making dictionaries and describing lexical items, including the creation of bilingual lexica for language documentation. Prerequisite: LING 101.


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