By A.P.R. Howatt
This ebook strains the background of English language instructing correct as much as the origins of the communicative method, finishing with a dialogue of the influence of utilized linguistics on language educating in either the US and Britain.
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They include such constructs as “Northerner”, “Southerner”, “New Yorker”, “Philadelphian” as developed within and without the North, the South, New York and Philadelphia. The construct of “social class” can be viewed either way: as an observable property of the speaker (occupation, residence), or as “status”, a cultural factor not tied to any one concrete attribute. Much of the data that I will use come from sociolinguistic analyses of variation in the speech community. This work strongly supports the central dogma of sociolinguistics that the community is conceptually and analytically prior to the individual.
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