Sociolinguistics

  • Multilingualism

    Multilingualism The word multilingualism and multilingualism as it is also known, is applied to describe the factthat an individual or a…

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  • Bilingualism

    What is bilingualism? The bilingualism that we live today is that of a massively globalized world, with a clearly prevailing…

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  • Code-mixing

    Code-mixing Code mixing is the mixing of two or more languages ​​or varieties of language in speech. Some scientists use the terms “code-mixing”…

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  • Code alternation/Switching

    Code alternation/Switching? Code alternation ( code-switching in English), or code change, is a linguistic term that refers to the use of two or more languages ​​in…

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  • vernacular language

    What is a vernacular language? The word vernacular comes from the Latin word, vernāculus, which means native or indigenous. Ideally, vernacular…

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  • Ebonics/African american vernacular language

    Ebonics/African american vernacular language Ebonics (. English portmanteau of ” ebony ” and ” phonics “) is a term that was originally on the language of all…

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  • Taboo

    TABOO? Taboo is a Polynesian term that means “the forbidden . ” The concept allows mentioning behaviors or actions that are prohibited or censored by a human group due to cultural,…

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  • Jargon

    Jargon? Jargon is a particular and familiar language used by members of a certain social group. This kind of dialect can be difficult to understand for those who are…

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  • Linguistic Accommodation

    Linguistic Accommodation A speaker’s attitude towards another speaker in conversation can influence the way (s)he talks. A social psychological approach…

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  • Linguistic prestige

    Linguistic prestige? Prestige is a word commonly used to describe the reputation, fame or achievements of a person, group of people,…

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