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Write a customer review. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? This alphabetic guide introduces popular terms used in the study of language and sociolinhuistics. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. In fact, while there are some more-or-less gender specific usages in many if not most languages, these range from the use of a small number of words, phrases or conversational devices in some languages to particular vowels, consonants or grammatical endings in others.
Showing of 1 reviews. The Vulgar Tongue Jonathon Green. Varieties which are undergoing language shift or language death have less vitality than other language varieties. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Classical languages such as Latin and Sanskrit, which do not any longer have native speakers, and pidgin languages, which do not yet have native speakers, do not have the characteristic of vitality.
Clearly written by a leading authority in the field, this glossary provides full coverage of both traditional and contemporary terminology, including the relatively new areas within sociolinguistics of sign language, gay language and cross-cultural communication.
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Note too that the variety of intelligibility may not be entirely mutual – speakers of variety Trudtill may be able to understand speakers of variety B more easily than vice versa. Mutual intelligibility may be a matter of degree – Swedish speakers can understand Norwegian more readily than they can Danish. The Best Books of Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.
Other books in this series. A Glossary of Sociolinguistics Peter Trudgill. Small Dictionaries and Curiosity John Considine. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. A language which has a community of native speakers is said to have the characteristic of vitality.
It signifies the dramatic growth of sociolinguistics over the past several decades and the level of interest it now attracts. English Choose a language for shopping.
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A Glossary of Sociolinguistics
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Clearly written by a leading authority in the field, this glossary provides full coverage of both traditional and contemporary terminology, including the relatively new areas within sociolinguistics of sign language, gay language, and cross-cultural communication.
And mutual intelligibility can also be acquired – speakers can learn to understand a variety that they initially had considerable difficulty with; vitality A term used in the sociology of language for establishing a typology of language varieties. Page pete of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. A Glossary of Sociolinguistics.
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This handy-size reference book contains all of the terms likely to be encountered in a semester’s study of sociolinguistics. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Set up a giveaway. In these cases, phenomena such as dialect mixture and hyperadaptation may occur; genderlect A variety or lect which is specific to or particularly associated with male or female speakers. It signifies the dramatic growth of sociolinguistics over the past several years and the level of interest it now attracts Table of contents Sample entries: Additional maps and diagrams complement the text.
Oxford University Press; 1 edition June 19, Language: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. It is clearly a single language, because its dialects are similar. Such communication is of course very common indeed, but, from the point of view of sociolinguistics, such contacts are particularly interesting where they occur on a large scale, such as at dialect boundaries see isogloss or as a result of urbanization or colonization.
And it is clearly a language rather than a dialect because, since it is not related historically to any other European languages, it is completely different in its grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation from the neighbouring languages, French and Spanish; dialect contact Contact between linguistic varieties which results from communication between speakers of different but mutually intelligible dialects, often involving accommodation.
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