21 - Language and the Media LIN 200 Language in the USA...

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Language’and’the’Media’ LIN’200,’Language’in’the’USA’ Mark’Aronof’ December’5,’2013’
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Final’exam’room’reminder’ We±ve’gofen’a’bigger’room’²or’the’³nal’exam’ We±ll’be’taking’the’exam’in’ Javits’100,’which’has’ a’lifle’more’than’twice’as’many’seats’as’this’ room’ That’means’that’everyone’should’have’one’seat’ in’between’them’and’the’next’person’ There’won±t’be’enough’seats’to’have’TWO’in’ between,’so’when’you’sit’down,’be’care²ul’to’ leave’exactly’ONE’seat’between’you’and’the’next’ person’
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Quick’Poll’ Can’you’learn’a’language’from’watching’TV?’ A)’Yes’ B)’No’ C)’Only’if’you’already’know’some’of’it’–’then’you’ can’improve’by’watching’TV’or’movies’
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Language’in’the’media’ What’ideologies’about’language’does’the’ media’create’and’disseminate?’ What’direct’messages’do’we’get’about’language?’ How’is’language’used’by’the’media’to’portray’ social’characteris[cs?’ What’do’people’do’to’represent’foreign’ languages?’ What’kinds’of’languages’do’mythical/invented’ people’speak?’ Do’people’learn’to’talk’from’TV?’
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Metalanguage’in’the’media’
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Accents’as’characteriza[on’
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Accent’as’characteriza[on’
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Zee’ Franche’accent!’
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Foreign’accents:’not’always’bad’
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Accents’to’match’geography’
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Accents’to’represent’foreign’languages’
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How’do’you’dub’a’nonstandard’ accent?’
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How’do’you’dub’a’nonstandard’ accent?’
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How’do’you’dub’a’nonstandard’ accent?’
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Quick’Poll’ Are’TV’shows’that’feature’words’from’other’ languages’(i.e.’Dora’the’Explorer,’Sesame’ Street)’helpful’for’kids?’ A)’Yes,’the’kids’learn’something’from’the’shows’ B)’No,’they’just’make’parents’feel’beFer’for’using’ the’TV’as’a’babysiFer’
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Created’languages:’ Conlanging’
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Created’languages’
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Created’languages:’ Elvish’
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Created’languages:’ Dothraki’
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Created’languages:’Klingon’
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Created’languages:’ Na±vi’
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Sociolinguis[cs’and’the’Media’
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Sociolinguis[cs’and’the’Media’ l Some’ques[ons’we’could’ask:’ - Does’the’way’that’people’talk’on’tv’/’in’movies’ accurately’reflect’the’way’that’real’people’talk?’ - How’is’language’used’to’create’characters?’ - How’are’dialects’represented’in’the’media?’ - What’folk’linguis[cs’talk’is’going’on’in’the’media?’ - How’does’the’media’represent’linguis[cs’and’ sociolinguis[cs?’ - Does’language’in’the’media’influence’language’ spread’and’change?’
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Does’media’afect’our’speech?’
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