Language Use and Technology

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15 minutes, 39 seconds

The topic of a lot of debate today is how language use is changing as a result of the different technologies that have been developed, and are being developed, for communication. In this session, we’re going to take a look at how the use of mobile technologies and social media is changing how we actually use language. We’ll also explore how technology is impacting communication across language barriers. This is a topic that we don’t have a lot of answers in, so we will, instead, focus on some of the questions that have come out of this fascinating area of debate.

Course Agenda:

1.  How are Mobile Technologies Impacting Language Use?
2.  How is Social Media Impacting Language Use?
3.  How is Technology Impacting Communication Across Language Barriers?