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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?

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 ...

Social Linguistics and Literacies Ideology in Discourses

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 ...

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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 ...

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 ...

Provost Lecture: Li Wei - Multilingualism, Social Cognition and Creativity

Li Wei is a professor of applied linguistics at Birkbeck College, University of London, where he is also pro-vice-master of the College and director of the Birkbeck ...

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: ...

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The Point

The Point
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 04:01:44 -0700

The chief launcher, Juka Jabang, said the book makes available information that enhances people's knowledge of history, social linguistics and commerce of the Greater Banjul Area in particular and The Gambia at large. “I recommend the book to the ...

Albany Times Union

Albany Times Union
Wed, 16 Mar 2016 18:41:15 -0700

He was fully proficient in English and Spanish, and had been studying social linguistics long enough to know that a little bit of cultural awareness could go a long way, not just for his fellow Puerto Ricans but for other Latinos, immigrant students ...

The Atlantic

The Atlantic
Mon, 07 Dec 2015 05:01:16 -0800

Hey guys! What's up? It's Julie. And today I want to talk about YouTube voice. So the other day, I was watching this YouTube video from the PBS Idea Channel about whether Ron Weasley from Harry Potter is really a time-traveling Dumbledore (as you do), ...


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 ...


Mon, 22 Jun 2015 07:20:32 -0700

For me, they're all sorts of things. Exhausting is one word that spring to mind. Less jadedly, they are wonderful, funny, life-enhancing and, much of the time, a delight to be with. But an achievement? On my part? It's not really a word I associate ...


Thu, 21 May 2015 13:08:19 -0700

I guess that depends on how one feels about the concept of social linguistics, and English's status as a living (and evolving!) language. Common usage is an avenue by which otherwise "incorrect" words b/c acceptable, if not exactly "correct". I mean ...

Centre Daily Times

Centre Daily Times
Sat, 16 May 2015 21:28:35 -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 ...

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