week10class1 - 12/6/10 Language Variation Week10,Class1

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Today’s Agenda Social variations Sociolinguistics Gender Class
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Sociolinguistic Variation Language variation based on  Socioeconomic class Ethnic identity Gender Age
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Attitudes Toward Dialect  Differences Social status and dialect Overt prestige Covert prestige Hypercorrections Exaggerated and inappropriate formality  I have a predilection for perusing the print media subsequent to my  evening repast Overextension of grammatical rules  They helped she and I Speakers select the features of the dialect they use to  achieve the overt or covert prestige they seek
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Socioeconomic Status / Class  Variation   The difference between sociological and linguistic  judgments 1. John fed himself 2. John fed hisself 3. John fed heself*
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