English Language Paper 2

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Folklinguistics
attitudes and assumptions about language that have no real support for them
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Covert Prestige
the status and prestige given when using non-standard forms
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Overt Prestige
the status and prestige given when using standard forms
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Marking
identifying an item as different from the norm e.g 'male nurse' rather than 'nurse'
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Idiolect
the language of an individual
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Dialect
the accent, lexis and grammar of a specific geographical area
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Jargon
specialist/specific language of an occupation
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Unequal encounter
interaction where the speaker has more power than the others
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Power participant
a speaker with a high status in a given context
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Less powerful participant
those with less status in a given context
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Constraints
ways in which powerful participants may block or control the contribution of less powerful participants e.g setting the agenda, questioning and interrupting
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Mitigated question
being less direct and more kind e.g 'I wonder who was on the throne?'
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Direct question
imposing power and being forceful e.g 'who was on the throne?'
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Estuary English
contains features of both cockney and r.p
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MLE (Multicultural London English)
common language
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Glottal stops
used in cockney accent when you stop words in the air ways e.g 'glottal' turns to 'glo al'
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Fricative
thing = fing
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Inclusivity
feeling included
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Exclusivity
feeling excluded
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the status and prestige given when using non-standard forms

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Covert Prestige

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the status and prestige given when using standard forms

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identifying an item as different from the norm e.g 'male nurse' rather than 'nurse'

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the language of an individual

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