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Language and society : an introduction

By: Simpson, Andrew.
Publisher: New York Oxford University Press 2019Description: xii, 476p.ISBN: 9780190210663.Subject(s): Sociolinguistics | LanguageDDC classification: 306.44 | Si58l Summary: Provides a succinct and accessible introduction to language and society for non-majors Explores topics related to the sociological and political aspects of language in the modern era, with special attention to global English and the extinction of minority languages Covers diverse topics including multilingualism, gendered practices in language, and the ways that language may possibly influence a speaker's perception of the world Chapters include activities and suggestions for further reading
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Provides a succinct and accessible introduction to language and society for non-majors
Explores topics related to the sociological and political aspects of language in the modern era, with special attention to global English and the extinction of minority languages
Covers diverse topics including multilingualism, gendered practices in language, and the ways that language may possibly influence a speaker's perception of the world
Chapters include activities and suggestions for further reading

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