Language and Situation: Language Varieties and Their Social Contexts

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Originally published in 1978. This book provides and explains a framework for understanding and describing variations of style of language in relation to the social context in which it is used. Constant features of language users, such as their temporal, geographical. and social origins, their range of intelligibility, and their individualities, are related to concepts of dialects, but dialects are not the only kind of language variety. There are features of language situations that yield others; the medium used, the roles ...

Language and Situation: Language Varieties and Their Social Contexts 1978, Routledge & Kegan Paul Books

ISBN-13: 9780710087737

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Language and Situation: Language Varieties and Their Social Contexts 1978, Routledge & Kegan Paul Books

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