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Language & SocietyCULTURAL DIVERSITY AND ENGLISH (ESLB3017)Language & IdentityLanguage & GenderStyle & StylisticsLanguage & StyleSlang & Jargon
LANGUAGE & SOCIETYLanguage is used to communicate with one another.Language is also a tool used for social interaction.People used language to express feelings, thoughts and opinion.To understand the connection between language and societypeople often used sociolinguistic to get a clearer picture.
SOCIAL ELEMENTS IN LANGUAGE & SOCIETYLanguage in society is affected by several social elements:
5 FUNCTIONS OF LANGUAGE IN SOCIETYACCORDING TO GEOFFERY LEECH1.InformationalThe most important element.Being used to give out new information.2.ExpressiveExpress feelings as well as the thoughts.Giving clear picture of the speaker’s character and personality.3. DirectiveAffect the behaviour.Focus more on giving order and very straight forward.
4. PhaticUsed to keep the conversation going.Have good relationship with others.5. AestheticUsed to understand meaning.Study the structure of language.
MAIN QUESTIONS FOR LANGUAGE & SOCIETYDoes language affect society or society affect language ?Can one exist without the other ?
LANGUAGE & IDENTITYIdentity is being describe as the uniformity that a person or group possess.Occasionally people’s identties are defined by the situation that they are in.Identity in language can be seen in people that come from different:a, Racesb. Nationalityc. Professiond. Agee. Gender
SAPIR-WHORF LINGUISTIC RELATIVITY HYPOTHESES INRELATION TO LANGUAGE & IDENTITYDifferent language have different structure and each of them isunique.The differences of language norms different identities in society.Example, the Inuit people have many ways to describe the wordsnow.
CODE SWITCHING IN RELATION TOLANGUAGE & IDENTITYCode switching means mixing dialects in speech.Different group uses different style of code switching because itis part of their identity.Code switching helps to create identity in the language use.
LANGUAGE & GENDERMen and women are socialized to express themselves in different ways In accordance with culturalnorms that teach and reinforce differentiated gender roles.

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