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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. We can notify you when this item is back in stock. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. The Social Mirror focuses on the ways language is used cyaika how this use affects the individual as well as society. Thoroughly revised, the fourth mirro presents a modern study of sociolinguistics through updated case studies and current research findings. Elaine Chaika gives a detailed explanation of the complexity of language and its uses.


She also explores some of the most controversial issues surrounding social language including dialects, bilingualism, and gender. The Best Books of Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Looking for beautiful books?

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The Complexity of Language. The Levels of Language. The Arbitrary Nature of Language. Field Methods Recipes for Discovery. Sociolinguistics and Field Chwika. Style of Speech Style as Communication. The Elements of Style. Marked and Unmarked Values in Style. Phonetic, Lexical and Syntactic Alternants. Negative and Positive Face.

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The Silent Language Body Language. Body Motion in Concert. Problems in Research in Paralinguistics. Pragmatics and Conversation Doing things with words. Speech Acts and Discourse Routines. Speech Events and Genres. The Ethnography of Communication. Ritual Nature of Conversation.

Orality and Literacy Verbal Skill. The Uses of Spelling. Speech Activities and Social Pressures. Ego-Boosting in Speech Activities. Everybody Speaks a Dialect Language versus Dialect. Traditional regional Dialect Studies. The Myth of the General American. Development of an American Standard. Individual and Social Monolingualism and bilingualism. Different Language, Different Mind?

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Different Dialects, Same Region. The Value of a Sociolinguistic Survey. Language Choice and Social Bonding. The Origins of American Dialects. Sociolinguistics and the Professions Applications of Sociolinguistics. Language and the Law.

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Discourse Practices and Education. Applications to Bilingual Education.

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