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Sociolinguistics and Dialects

What kinds of variation do we see in language? What does it mean for a linguistic system to be classified as a dialect or its very own capital-L Language?

social linguistics class

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Linguistics in a Colonial World: A Story of Language, Meaning, and Power

Professor Errington is interested in the linguistic dimensions of social life, ranging from the social implications of patterns of verbal communication, to forms and ...

Inaugural Fillmore Lecture by Dan Jurafsky @ 2015 Linguistics Summer Institute

"Extracting social meaning from language: The computational linguistics of food, innovation, and community" Lecture by Dan Jurafsky, Fillmore Professor, at the ...

Where's the line between a dialect and a language? -- Linguistics 101

When do two people speak different versions of the same language, and when do they speak totally different languages? Come help me draw the line between ...

Steven Pinker: Linguistics as a Window to Understanding the Brain

Steven Pinker - Psychologist, Cognitive Scientist, and Linguist at Harvard University How did humans acquire language? In this lecture, best-selling author ...

The science of analyzing conversations, second by second | Elizabeth Stokoe | TEDxBermuda

Prof. Elizabeth Stokoe takes a run on what she terms the “conversational racetrack”—the daily race to understand each other when we speak—and explains ...

Panel Discussion: Social Issues in Applied Linguistics Pt. 1

The conference organizers discuss social issues in applied linguistics. The panelists are Obianuju Anya, Netta Avineri, Lauren Mason Carris, Afaf Nash, and ...

A Study in Socio-Linguistics

A slightly more formal and scientific video than usual because...this is a school project. Still interesting though. Subscribe to my main channel: ...

Applied Linguistics at UQ

UQ's Master of Applied Linguistics is a quality professional development program for teachers of English and other second languages, and language ...

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23 news items

Green Bay Press Gazette

Green Bay Press Gazette
Sun, 13 Sep 2015 11:45:00 -0700

Noriko Itoh, a professor of social linguistics and cultures at Nihon University in Tokyo, had been traveling periodically to Green Bay for her research. Mary Jane Herber, the library's local history department director, told her about Willem Keeris, a ...


Sat, 26 Sep 2015 11:33:08 -0700

Dr Devyani Sharma, reader in social linguistics at Queen Mary University, argued that it was plausible for the word “quid” to have been used by Lady Mary for “stylish effect”. “Although it has historically been a slang term that arose in trade, this ...
Business 2 Community
Mon, 13 Jan 2014 06:53:14 -0800

Words and meanings have been changing for centuries from cave paintings to petro glyphs to pictograms to ideograms to writing to the alphabet. And within each of those changes, there were historical and contextual changes that revolutionized the way ...

Centre Daily Times

Centre Daily Times
Sat, 16 May 2015 20:45:00 -0700

Hatton would go on to be a missionary in Thailand, earn a doctorate in social linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania and become a translation consultant in Southeast Asia for United Bible Societies. But before all that, he left his own mark ...

Mail & Guardian Online

Mail & Guardian Online
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:07:30 -0700

For example, with social linguistics, the entire syllabus was South African, so all of the readings we had were South African researchers and academics, and all of the accents we learnt were South African. This was relevant as the work that you would ...

Mail & Guardian Online

Mail & Guardian Online
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 13:56:15 -0800

“What the Baleka and Floyd confrontation does is shift the etiquette into the arena of black social linguistics. It's like Julius [Malema] referring to Lindiwe Zulu as a 'straatmeid [street maid]'. Lindiwe was walking up and down saying: 'Sizonishaya ...
Asahi Shimbun
Tue, 27 May 2014 12:01:56 -0700

Under the guidance of professor Kazuyuki Sato of Hirosaki University's Faculty of Humanities, five students in the Social Linguistics Lab spent six months from last September creating the curriculum. Animations of a lone foreigner caught in an ...
Russia Beyond the Headlines
Tue, 27 May 2014 07:49:19 -0700

Denise Roza has spent the past 20 years working to improve the lives of Russians with disabilities. She spoke with RBTH U.S. editor Elena Bobrova about her background, the changes she has seen and the challenges still ahead.

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