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National Languages and Language Planning
Planning for a National Language
is a language of political, cultural and social unit.
Gender and Age
it claimed that women are linguistically more polite than men.
Subordinate groups must be polite
Women's roles as guardian of societies values
Vernacular forms express machismo
the influence of the interviewer and the context
Ethnicity and Social Networks
Describes anchesry, heritage, religion, culture, nationallity, language and region
refers to the pattern of informal relationship people are involved are regular basis.
African American Vernacular English
She very nice = She is very nice
He a teacher = He is a teacher
British Black English
of the Black English population of African Carribean ancestry
dialect : Jamaican English
Maori New Zealanders