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What Is Sociolinguistics?

Lecture no. 3 from the course: Language and Society: What Your Speech Says About You

What Is Sociolinguistics?

Taught by Professor Valerie Fridland | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses

Grasp the differences between theoretical linguistics, which studies the underlying mental system of language, and sociolinguistics, which studies how that system is used by speakers. Learn how we use linguistic resources to categorize people into groups, interpret events, and form “speech communities” that locate and define us socially.

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m********m
November 6, 2017
Fair presentation. Makes assumptions and presents feminist critique as accurate rather than not discussing it at all as would be more appropriate.

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d********m
May 18, 2016
good info bad presentation (skips extra information, as if we wouldn't care, and some sentences probably are unnecessary. Nah, ill just read the guidebook. please keep producing linguistics material just get respectfull teachers.

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s********m
March 31, 2016

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