Language Change

  • Created by: unadm001
  • Created on: 08-11-18 17:11
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  • Substratum Theory
    • Changes in language through contact with other languages
    • Speakers learn a new language imperfectly
      • Pass imperfections on to future generations
    • In the past
      • Trade
      • Invasion
    • Nowadays
      • Immigration
      • Social networking
    • Acquisition 'imperfections' most evident in phonology and syntax
      • When people learn a new language
      • Vocabulary remains largely unchanged

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