Identity

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MASTER IDENTITY
Relatively stable and unchanging but the meanings of master identifies change across time and space.
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INTERACTIONAL IDENTITY
Refers to roles that people take on in a communicative context with specific other people.
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PERSONAL IDENTITY
Expected to be relatively stable and unique, they reference the ways in which people talk and behave towards others.
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RELATIONAL IDENTITY
Refer to the kind of relationship that a person enacts, with a particular conversational partner in a specific situation.
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OMISSION
Sounds disappear from words.
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ASSIMILATION
Influence of one sound on the articulation of another.
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DIALECT LEVELLING
A process whereby the modern or urban dialects over time move closer to spoken standard English, while retaining their own distinctive forms.
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ESTUARY ENGLISH
Variety of modified regional speech, a mixture of non-regional and south-east pronunciation.
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PRESCRIPTION
Dialect has to be correct English.
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DESCIPTIONIST
Subjective about the changes.
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POLARI
A gay slang language, more common in the 1960s when gays needed private slang.
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SEMANTIC DEROGATION
The change in meaning for words.
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UNMARKED TERM
Normal form of a word.
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MARKED TERM
Form that stands out from the norm.
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DOMINANCE
Language reflects the dominance men have in society , demonstrating patriarchy.
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DEFICIT
Women's speech is lacking, showing powerlessness.
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DIFFERENCE
Men and women speak differently.
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DIVERSITY
Only a part of our identity which is fluid.
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FOLK LINGUISTICS
Popular belief or suspicion about how language is used.
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GENDERLECT
Sufficient, distinctive features of male and female language.
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OCCUPATIONAL IDENTITY
Conscious awareness of oneself as a worker.
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NEOLOGISMS
New words.
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INTRINSIC POWER
Power within discourse.
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EXTRINSIC POWER
Power behind discourse.
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INFERENTIAL FRAMEWORK
Discourse communities use pragmatics and understand each others inferences.
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MITIGATION
Methods by which powerful language can sometimes be to authoritarian / abrasive so can be softened to yield compliance from the person / people spoken to.
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ANGLIZATION
Rapidly absorbing English.
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CREOLE
Ethnic dialect, fixed language, formal and written.
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PATOIS
Ethnic dialect, more fluid, informal and spoken.
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RESISTANCE IDENTITY
Sticking to a traditional dialect showing resistance as they go against mainstream culture.
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CODE SWITCHING
Switching between different languages in a sustained way.
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CODE MIXING
Inclusion of words and phrases from one language in another.
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MACRO LEVEL
Looking at social groups on a large level.
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MICRO LEVEL
Looking at language on a smaller level, studying individuals and how language varies in small scale interactions.
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ELABORATED CODE
Middle class speaker use context free, and complex form of language.
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RESTRICTED CODE
Working class speakers use context based and limited forms of language.
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DEFICIENT MODEL
Assumption something is lacking or missing.
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COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE
Group of people who share understandings, perspectives and forms of language use as a result of meeting regularly overtime.
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ADOLONICS
Teen speak.
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ARGOT
Secret language used by a close group.
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SUB-CULTURE
Close knit group within society, bound together by several factors.
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