Attitudes to Language

Attitudes to Language

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by Peter Garrett
     
 

This lively introduction discusses language attitudes and their implications for our use of language.See more details below

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This lively introduction discusses language attitudes and their implications for our use of language.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521766043
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/08/2010
Series:
Key Topics in Sociolinguistics Series
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

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1 Introduction 1

2 Fundamentals of language attitudes 19

3 Main approaches to the study of language attitudes 37

4 Matched and verbal guise studies: focus on English 53

5 Matched and verbal guise research in more contexts 70

6 Attitudes to speech styles and other variables: communication features, speakers, hearers and contexts 88

7 Communication accommodation theory 105

8 Language attitudes in professional contexts 121

9 Societal treatment studies 142

10 Direct approach 159

11 Folklinguistics 179

12 An integrated programme of language attitudes research 201

13 Conclusion 224

Glossary 228

References 230

Index 254

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