20th Century Key Features

Language becoming less formal over time.
Informalisation
1 of 10
Language associated with young adults/teenagers.
Youth Culture
2 of 10
The effect of international trade, communication and education.
Globalisation
3 of 10
Changes made to words in order to prevent offence towards a particular group, race or gender.
Political Correctness
4 of 10
The effect of american language.
Americanism
5 of 10
The opposite of hypotaxis.
Parataxis
6 of 10
Words borrowed from other languages.
Loan words
7 of 10
Changes in attitudes towards males and females in language.
Gender roles
8 of 10
Informal language, e.g. slang words.
Colloquialisms
9 of 10
E.g. computers, mobile phones, car, etc.
Technology
10 of 10

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Card 2

Front

Language associated with young adults/teenagers.

Back

Youth Culture

Card 3

Front

The effect of international trade, communication and education.

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Changes made to words in order to prevent offence towards a particular group, race or gender.

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

The effect of american language.

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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