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Sociolinguistics in the Nigerian context

Sociolinguistics in the Nigerian context

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Published by Obafemi Awolowo University Press in Ile-Ife, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociolinguistics -- Nigeria.,
  • Language policy -- Nigeria.,
  • Multilingualism -- Nigeria.,
  • English language -- Social aspects -- Nigeria.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Dele Adeyanju.
    ContributionsAdeyanju, Dele.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP40.45.N6 S63 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <1> ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16384486M
    ISBN 109781361638
    LC Control Number2007325964
    OCLC/WorldCa187300739

    -- Often related to the context/ extralinguistic situation, but need not always be so. Participants select a particular variety of speech. in a given situation – which may be a dialect, language, code or register. -- The varieties of speech determined by social roles, situations or functions are of particular importance in sociolinguistics. is a platform for academics to share research papers.

    Context (language use) Contextualization (sociolinguistics) Contrastive focus reduplication Cooperative Dictionary of the Rhinelandic Colloquial Language Corpus-assisted discourse studies Corruption (linguistics) Critical discourse analysis Critical language awareness Dialect levelling in Britain Diaspora language Difference theory Diglossia. This book explores the ways in which linguistic variation and complex social practices interact toward the formation of male interactional identities in a sports club in Dublin, illustrating the affordances of studying sporting contexts in contributing to advancing sociolinguistic theory.

    (Book, exam P: ) In our gerontological sociolinguistic context, we would argue that when, in intergenerational encounters, contextual features trigger an elderly (or even “aged”) identity in people, they will assume communicative strategies they believe to be associated with older Size: KB. Language in Society is an international journal of sociolinguistics concerned with language and discourse as aspects of social life. The journal publishes empirical articles of general theoretical, comparative or methodological interest to students and scholars in sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, and related fields.


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