What Is Sociolinguistics

What Is Sociolinguistics

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qIt's rare to encounter a textbook that one will want to read cover to cover. But Gerard van Herk has written exactly that, introducing students to the field of sociolinguistics as the best teachers do: with excitement, humor, and deep knowledge. What is Sociolinguistics? is a tour through the major issues that define the field, such as region, status, gender, time, language attitudes, interaction, and style, while also exploring the sociolinguistics of multilingualism, culture and ethnicity, language contact, and education. The companion website offers PowerPoint slides for instructors and sample answers to questions, while providing students with further resources, including sound files and carefully curated links for further studyq--... 210 see also code-switching ska pronouns 92 skeets 155a€“6 Skutnabb-Kangas , Tove 174, 186 slang 15, 21a€“4, 63a€“4, 71, ... concepts 1a€“9, 10a€“24, 42, 188a€“96, 204, 209, 210, 211, 212 critique 194a€“5 definitions 2a€“3, 4a€“5, 6, 10a€“11, 15a€“16, 42, anbsp;...

Title:What Is Sociolinguistics
Author:Gerard Van Herk
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2012-02-27


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