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  1. Sociolinguistics is a quickly developing branch of linguistics which investigates the individual and social variation of language.
  2. Sociolinguistics is the study of how language is used in society. (Web site)
  3. Sociolinguistics is the study of language as a social and cultural phenomenon. (Web site)
  4. Sociolinguistics is a field with a solid theoretical grounding, yet many of its findings can be understood without formal linguistics training. (Web site)
  5. Sociolinguistics: An introduction to Language and Society, 4 th ed. (Web site)
  6. Sociolinguistics is a loose grouping of several related disciplines.


  1. Sociolinguistics in the west first appeared in the 1960s and was pioneered by linguists such as William Labov in the US and Basil Bernstein in the UK. (Web site)
  2. William Labov is often regarded as the founder of the study of sociolinguistics. (Web site)
  3. Part I seeks to clarify the nature of gradience from the perspectives of phonology, generative syntax, psycholinguistics, and sociolinguistics.
  4. Arabic linguistics; sociolinguistics; Arabic dialectology; history of linguistics; syntax; discourse analysis. (Web site)


  1. Variation exists across space, within the language of a single speech community (sociolinguistics) and across languages (typology). (Web site)
  2. Whereas dialectology studies the geographic distribution of language variation, sociolinguistics focuses on other sources of variation, among them class. (Web site)
  3. Sociolinguistics as a field distinct from dialectology was pioneered through the study of language variation in urban areas. (Web site)


  1. Sociolinguistics The study of how language and communication are used in social contexts.
  2. Schooling, S. (1990). Language maintenance in Melanesia: sociolinguistics and social networks in New Caledonia.
  3. That would take us too far afield, into such areas as social psychology, sociolinguistics, cultural anthropology, and rhetoric. (Web site)
  4. Columbia Encyclopedia Home Library Reference Columbia Encyclopedia sociolinguistics, the study of language as it affects and is affected by social relations.


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