New PDF release: Attitudes to Language (Key Topics in Sociolinguistics)

By Garrett

ISBN-10: 052175917X

ISBN-13: 9780521759175

ISBN-10: 0521766044

ISBN-13: 9780521766043

on the subject of every body turns out to have perspectives approximately language. Language attitudes and language ideologies permeate our day-by-day lives. Our competence, intelligence, friendliness, trustworthiness, social prestige, team memberships, and so forth, are frequently judged from the best way we speak. Even the rate at which we communicate can evoke reactions. And we frequently attempt to expect such decisions as we speak. during this full of life advent, Peter Garrett attracts upon examine performed over fresh many years on the way to speak about such attitudes and the consequences they've got for our use of language, for social virtue or discrimination, and for social identification. utilizing more than a few examples that comes with punctuation, phrases, grammar, pronunciation, accents, dialects and languages, this publication explores the tricky and interesting ways that language affects our daily ideas, emotions and behaviour.

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