sociolinguistics


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sociolinguistics

[-ling·gwis′tiks]
the study of the relationship between language and the social context in which it occurs. sociolinguistic, adj.
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Aidan Doyle ("A Sociolinguistic analysis of a national language: Irish in the nineteenth century") discute la creencia general acerca de que el irlandes, durante la primera mitad del siglo XIX, fue casi completamente reemplazado por el ingles como lengua principal de lapoblacion.
FOUGHT, Carmen 2006: Language and Ethnicity: Key Topics in Sociolinguistics.
During her academic career, she helped expand the graduate program in English by creating new courses like Sociolinguistics, Language and Culture, Special Issues in Sociolinguistics, Creole Languages, Dialectology of the English-Speaking World and Studies in Bilingualism from a Sociolinguistic Perspective.
Beside this pedagogical implication, the study investigates address system in a particular context and is of academic value to sociolinguistics.
GSB No 49: The Contribution of Sociolinguistics to the Peace-Keeping Process
While sociolinguistics has surely influenced Sweeney's overall thinking about letter-writing, it is not always apparent how the Egyptian evidence relates to the sociolinguistic preconditions and variables enunciated at the beginning of most of the chapters, or to what extent such principles refine the interpretation of the many passages that are cited.
A young discipline, forensic psycholinguistics combines the practical experience of seasoned investigators with knowledge gained from the research of experts within the disciplines of psychology and linguistics, including sociolinguistics.
The first editions of these two books were published in the 1980s and they both rapidly established themselves as popular and reliable overviews of sociolinguistics and neighbouring areas.
In sum, Hamamoto's work is a welcome contribution to sociolinguistics.
Her work brings together many important issues of Arabic sociolinguistics with the aim of understanding stylistic variation in Cairo.
and) a chapter on sociolinguistics, including language and groups, dialects, and personal styles" (back cover).
Using theoretical and methodological frameworks from sociolinguistics and gender and language studies the research investigates gender and floor apportionment within the debates.