An Introduction to Language and Society explores how our ways of seeing and engaging with the world may be shaped by the categories, systems and patterns of language. This second edition includes new material on gender, register, the speech community, language and subcultures, and language and representation.... claim, is a language as different from English as Bulgarian is from Russian, or Croatian is from Serbian, or Urdu is from Hindi. ... And in the contemporary world we have to remember that a speech community is rarely, if ever, self-sufficient or anbsp;...
|Title||:||An Introduction to Language and Society|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2008-03-07|