Lane 422 sociolinguistics summarized from sociolinguistics an introduction to language and society peter trudgill 4th edition 2000 prepared by dr abdullah s al-shehri 2 chapter 8 language and geography 3 earlier we discussed the importance of 'geographical barriers and distance' in causing.
Presentation on theme: lane 422 sociolinguistics— presentation transcript: 1 lane 422 sociolinguistics ethnic groups are relatively fluid entities whose boundaries can change and which can come into being and/or disappear during the course of history an interesting example of this comes from the former.
Lane 422 sociolinguistics summarized from sociolinguistics an introduction to language and society peter trudgill 4th edition 2000 prepared by dr abdullah this of course would have been a very important discovery, and one that does not appear to have been paralleled anywhere else in the world 11.
Language and society language has a social function: it helps us to establish and maintain relationships convey information about the speaker. Try going to local cities that you know have different social classes new answer believing there is a right and wrong in language is a prescriptivist view and often the view of the higher classes however a descriptivist view would say that there are different ways of talking but 25066_course sociolinguistics lane 422.