Language Change

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  • Created on: 14-06-15 12:53

1. What did Fairclough's theory of informalisation say?

  • People shouldn't use formal language anymore
  • A modern text is more likely to resemble conversation and have a personal register than an older text.
  • People in modern day are less formal
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2. Which of the following is an example of doubling? (not really seen in modern texts)

  • Reall
  • Night Night

3. What is blending?

  • combining two words to create a new word
  • creating a new word from part of an old one

4. What is conversion?

  • changing of word class
  • changing your language to match another

5. Which of the following is an example of a double negative?

  • You ain't heard nothing
  • No

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