Unformatted text preview: • Describe communicative competence of the speech community Sociolinguistics and Ethnographies of Speaking • Describe a community’s array of linguistic RESOURCES (accent, lexical items, grammatical forms, dialects, language) • Describe the FUNCTION of those resources (membership signaling, boundary maintenance, solidarity demonstration) • Describe members’ ACCESS to resources (e.g. is it equal or unequal)...
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- Spring '10
- Sociolinguistics, Whiteman, Anthro Signals Work