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Tim Roufs

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“How does language fit into society ?”
"What does language tell you about the social status of a person ?"

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  • approach that says that culture and society and a person’s social position influence/determine the content and form of language

    • dialectology

  • a field of study devoted to revealing such social effects on language

Language reflects:

  • place

  • time

  • age

  • sex

  • circumstance

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