Language Change Over Time

highlights key points of what you need to condiser in your reasearch for language change. and also what you need to be including in your exam's answer. 

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  • Created on: 21-05-12 18:11

Language Change Over Time- RESEARCH COVERAGE

  • STRONGER ANSWERS WILL PLACE THE TEXT WITHIN A SOCIOLINGUISTIC AND SOCIO-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE
  • IF POSSIBLE, MAKE CONNECTIONS BETWEEN THE GIVEN TEXT AND OTHER TEXTS YOU HAVE ENCOUNTERED
  • GIVE REFERNCES TO OTHER DEVELOPMENT RELEVANT TO LANGAUGE CHANGE: IN EDUCATION, ECONOMIC, AND POPULAR CULTURE
  • SHOW DIFFERENCES IN SITUATIONAL AND TEMPORAL VARIATION, THE SITUATION IN WHICH AND THE TIME IN WHEN THE TEXT IS PRODUCES INFLUENCE THE LANGUAGE. 


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TEMPORAL VARIATION:

TEMPORAL VARIATION:

  • TECHNOLOGICAL CONTEXT, E.G. RELATIVELY UNSOPHISTICATED PRINT METHODS OF OLDER TEXTS
  • THE MORE INFORMAL AND CONVERSATIONAL STYLE OF MODERN TEXTS
  • CHANGE IN ATTITDES TOWARDS LANGUAGE: GRAMMATICAL PREOCCUPATIONS OF OLDER TEXTS, COMPARED WITH COMMUNICATIVE COMPETENCE MODEL OF MODERN TEXTS
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