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Language in its social setting.

William W. Gage

Language in its social setting.

by William W. Gage

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Published by Anthropological Society of Washington in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Language and languages

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by William W. Gage.
    ContributionsAnthropological Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 116 p.
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13622830M
    OCLC/WorldCa1526252

    The relationship between language and culture is deeply rooted. Language is used to maintain and convey culture and cultural ties. Different ideas stem from differing language use within one’s culture and the whole intertwining of these relationships start at one’s birth. Start studying Language in Social Settings. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

    learner is exposed to the target language at home or at work or in social interaction, and formal settings as the contexts where the target language is being taught to a group of second or foreign language learners. In the formal language learning setting, the focus of learning is on the language itself. On the contrary, in informal. From time immemorial lay speakers have regarded language change as language decay. There are probably two main reasons for this. One is a general yearning for immutability which humans show. The other is the association of language change with a social group which the .

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