1. Introduction (Studying Sociolinguistics (Methods (Archives (old…
Systematic study of big Data
Good Knowledge of the background of the speakers/writers
Fieldwork (recording people/experiments)
old language etc.
Most people unaware of variation
Studying different language use in different cities/locations
can be verified or disproven
how many words in noun phrase?
purpose of linguistic feature(s)
form of greeting to show group solidarity
correct vs wrong
how can we describe language
how does language work
How do people use language and what is the purpose
Who uses different forms/Variaties of language
are they aware of this choice
why do certain forms of language win out over others?
How much can we change and control the language we use
What kind of social information is associated with diff. forms in a language/varieties of language
Change over the years in SoLi since 1960s
what is sociolinguistics?
Correlations between society and language
influence of language on society
influence of society/social aspects on language
expressiveness of human thoughts and concepts by using language
Meaning of Language in Society
origin of language
Information about speakers within Voice, tone etc.
Information could be