What Is Sociolinguistics? Paperback
Part of the Linguistics in the World series
What is Sociolinguistics? is a tour through the major issues that define the field, such as region, status, gender, time, language attitudes, interaction, and style, while also exploring the sociolinguistics of multilingualism, culture and ethnicity, language contact, and education, all introduced with excitement, humor, and deep knowledge.
Explores the sociolinguistics of multilingualism, culture and ethnicity, language contact, and educationProvides useful and clear learning features including numerous innovative exercises and project ideas, spotlighted research readings, glossary terms, chapter summaries, and text boxes The Companion Website for Instructors (www.wiley.com/go/vanherkprofs) has PowerPoint slides for each chapter with suggestions for framing class discussions and exercises, further examples on concepts discussed in the book, tips on additional readings to bring in, and ready-to-go slides for class presentation. The Companion Website for Students (www.wiley.com/go/vanherk) includes links for every chapter from standard sociolinguistic tools to links designed to spark discussion relevant to each chapter, including video clips, oral histories, articles, and more.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 262 pages
- Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/12/2012
- Category: Sociolinguistics
- ISBN: 9781405193184
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