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sociolinguisticsWhat's "Ethnography of Communication" ? & What's the...
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Ethnography: community / activities / speaking ==> what's the relationship between them ?what does "speech community" mean?
Posted by electro on January 9, 2009 at 11:33 AM (Answer #2)
Sociolinguistics is study of language in its social context. It studies how language is influenced by various aspects aspects of society like culture and sub divisions within society. Among other things, it studies how languages differ between different groups within a society.
We can differentiate sociolinguistics from another kind of study called "formal linguistics" which is study of language without relationship to people who speak it. It deals with formal aspects of language like rules of grammar.
Posted by krishna-agrawala on May 24, 2009 at 6:14 PM (Answer #3)
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