Language theorists

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  • Created on: 01-04-16 15:56
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  • Linguists
    • Social class
      • Labov
        • Store in NYC
      • Cheshire
        • 'Hard' girls and boys
          • More colloquialisms- 'aint'.
      • Eckert
        • Jocks and burnouts
          • Burnouts used more colloquialisms.
      • Trudgill
        • 'Ng' used more by middle class.
    • Gender
      • Tannen
        • Status vs support
        • Women tell less jokes.
      • Zimmerman and West
        • Men interrupt more than women.
      • Trudgill
        • Women use more non-standard features.
      • Lakoff
        • Women use more tag questions.
        • Women see colour in more detail.
    • Accents and dialects
      • Communication-accomodation theory
        • Giles
      • Bernstein
        • Elaborated vs restricted codes.
      • Milroy- working class groups enforce close knit dialogue more.
      • Cazden - working class children needed more prompting.
    • Occupation
      • 60% employers would discriminate based on accent.
      • 'Blue sky thinking'
      • 70% don't understand words.
      • 34% would not pick up phone.
      • 50% think people use it to sound more intelligent.

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