LINGUIST List 15.2745

Sat Oct 02 2004

Books: Historical Linguistics/Sociolinguistics: Beard

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        1.    Kaiulani Kaneta, Language Change: Beard

Message 1: Language Change: Beard

Date: 15-Sep-2004
From: Kaiulani Kaneta <>
Subject: Language Change: Beard

Title: Language Change
Series Title: Intertext

Published: 2004
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)

Author: Adrian Beard

Hardback: ISBN: 0415320550 Pages: 112 Price: U.S. $ 65.00
Paperback: ISBN: 0415320569 Pages: 112 Price: U.S. $ 17.95


Language Change examines the way external factors have influenced and
are influencing language change, focusing on how changing social
contexts are reflected in language use

Language Change:
*explores the attitudes, values and assumptions that shape the way we
use language
*looks at how language change operates within different genres, such
as problem pages, sports reports and recipes
*provides lively examples from everyday communication, including
letters, emails, postcards and text messages
*includes a unit on how new words are formed and features a full

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Written In: English (Language Code: ENG )

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