Tag: sociolinguistics

47 Do unschooled people use cases correctly, e.g. in Germany and in Russia? 2014-12-09T04:45:46.763

17 How powerful is literacy to slow down language change? 2012-01-10T19:31:41.320

15 Why do rhotics pattern together? 2012-01-12T23:20:55.163

14 What explains the Icelandic language conservatism? 2012-01-13T19:03:09.263

14 Are American English and British English growing closer together or drifting further apart? 2015-07-30T02:49:45.093

13 Is anyone studying change in constructed language? 2011-10-14T02:01:28.383

12 Is there an equivalent to the Flesch Kincaid test for measuring quality and understandability of speech? 2011-12-22T19:24:24.400

11 Correlation between politeness of a culture and its languages 2012-12-24T02:56:17.563

11 Why did England not maintain French as a spoken language? 2013-08-12T22:44:43.847

11 How does ghetto talk work in tonal languages? 2018-01-13T11:09:26.617

10 Is there any evidence that modern telecommunication slows dialect differentiation? 2013-06-26T04:20:59.087

10 What is the relation between the words "Cossack" and "Kazakh"? 2013-10-09T17:54:28.557

9 Is urbanization correlated with language innovation? 2011-12-21T13:42:23.413

9 What exactly is diglossia? 2012-01-08T17:55:19.627

9 Is this natural: gender concord of direct objects with the past participle in French? 2014-12-29T05:45:18.383

8 In cultures where genders speak different language varieties, how do genders quote each other? 2012-03-31T16:24:44.453

7 What is the term for, and a list of, "continuous dialects"? 2011-10-28T12:55:32.047

7 What strategies for efficiency are adopted by languages with minimal phonemic inventories? 2012-05-19T03:30:31.307

7 Is redundancy in language really impossible? (Case of the Spanish imperfect subjunctive) 2012-10-04T20:00:36.823

7 Do animals have foreign languages? 2015-06-23T18:14:57.310

7 Is there a general term for certain words or phrases that are socially acceptable for some groups to say, but not others? 2016-11-22T03:23:06.620

6 Is it usual for facultative phenomenons to be socially connoted? 2011-09-14T07:57:40.320

6 Reference request: ways of indicating disagreement 2011-10-14T20:24:49.750

6 In what ways do the fields of linguistics and sociology overlap? 2012-08-19T20:38:10.567

6 Strong accents and rural areas correlation 2014-01-15T17:14:03.850

6 Is honorific "uncle" common across the languages of the world? 2016-01-29T20:43:32.260

6 What are the differences between theoretical perspectives of the uses of the term "register"? 2016-03-14T06:52:36.760

5 Languages with no past tense? 2014-05-19T23:48:37.200

5 why did the Franco-Provençal language decline in Switzerland? 2014-06-09T12:17:13.407

5 Term for universally-used quote with additional, non-compositional meaning 2016-11-19T10:38:20.067

5 The current status of Irish Gaelic in Ireland 2017-01-26T16:31:21.990

4 Vanishing phonemes, nasalization of vowels, tones 2012-01-04T01:30:57.647

4 Is there a recognized foremost social factor from which idioms are derived? 2012-07-09T21:48:54.877

4 Do teachers of ESL need to know how first language is acquired? 2012-10-25T15:38:02.173

4 Role of educated speakers in language standardisation 2013-09-21T17:53:47.990

4 Language transfer for second language learners (French-English) 2014-04-13T16:19:35.623

4 Comparing writing systems by ease of encoding/decoding information 2015-02-16T04:14:51.530

4 Help us save a dying language with only 1 speaker left! 2015-09-01T07:55:57.023

4 Definitions of extra-linguistic, internal and external change? 2017-05-17T14:16:00.890

4 Educating people in their mother tongue 2017-05-18T08:16:58.413

4 Where can I find the HISTORICAL data on the total no of speakers of a language? 2017-11-30T14:09:54.940

3 Is grammar the main barrier to Japanese people understanding English? 2011-12-28T06:22:47.487

3 Which languages are used for purposes other than facilitating communication? 2012-06-19T15:21:53.487

3 What does it mean if a person says, “I think” a lot 2012-09-23T02:39:25.290

3 Are there any loanwords between Turkish and Armenian? 2013-03-26T16:22:05.840

3 Has the use of body gestures during speech production the same importance in every culture? 2013-07-02T11:21:15.217

3 Corpus analysis program 2013-11-29T13:38:10.827

3 What is the sociocultural purpose of banning slang in schools? 2014-02-17T00:30:02.443

3 Psycholinguistic/Sociolinguistic theories of lying and/or deception 2014-02-23T23:44:16.120

3 For the 'ch' sound in Chilean Spanish, do these symbols differ? 2014-09-18T19:10:04.393

3 Do all cultures have "taboo language"? 2015-04-18T04:41:08.033

3 How would a trained linguist describe this hypothesis of Symbolic Leverage 2016-09-26T20:01:13.570

3 Interesting exemplary cases where natural/political boundaries have led to language divergence 2016-11-15T13:44:46.453

3 Do languages tend to lose the distinction between formal and informal language? 2017-03-03T18:33:59.830

2 How does individual linguistic behavior relate to one's attitude of language politics in Norwegian? 2012-03-30T21:03:59.473

2 Language shift because of contact or interest 2014-04-02T05:19:53.473

2 Which languages marks grammatically for social relationships? 2014-12-26T23:05:04.893

2 Globalized mass-media deterring language or dialects differentiation 2015-03-12T17:30:25.713

2 Looking for complementary word related to "xenophobia' 2015-04-23T04:09:21.283

2 How do concepts folk linguistics and language ideology relate to each other? 2015-05-14T19:22:53.180

2 How viable is the Star Wars model of intercultural communication? 2015-07-30T16:57:55.503

2 Is language is more about "intent" rather than a great tool for communication? 2015-09-07T13:06:36.077

2 Theories/Models to explain the language evolution? 2015-09-07T19:50:33.757

2 Saying words aloud to confirm/disprove accuracy of written language 2016-02-26T00:22:18.403

2 Is accent prejudice well-established in film/television hubs other than Hollywood? 2018-01-14T02:37:00.567

1 Is there a model describing the relation between language and culture? 2013-07-24T02:57:37.907

1 Is Language a social fiction or a social reality? 2013-12-29T22:42:07.337

1 Does being educated affect the rate and the quality of second language acquisition? 2014-01-22T13:25:57.273

1 What is the go-to reference for a distinction between language attitudes and language use? 2015-05-15T10:59:19.900

1 What are the possible impetuses for loss of Middle English shwa? 2015-05-31T05:18:29.597

1 "Dexenoethnic exonyms": typological studies, references and/or resources? 2015-09-07T20:37:26.080

1 language distinctions based on gender (sex) of "speaker" 2015-09-08T23:33:14.560

1 How does the use of slang words / language among young people affect their relationship with older generation? 2015-11-17T13:34:44.120

1 Sociolinguistics VS Rhetoric 2016-01-26T23:04:50.723

1 Overt prestige and covert prestige vs convergence and divergence 2016-05-15T11:37:01.653

1 Question about Michael Silverstein and Linguistics Ideology 2016-08-16T08:35:00.570

1 Is this what English/Mandarin Chinese or other 21st century dominant langauges would eventually do too? (details below)(yup that's opinion based) 2017-05-13T06:00:08.800

1 What is the linguistic cause of the formation of "competete" a wrong variant of "compete"? 2017-11-06T07:12:45.493

1 how do you name-ify a noun in gaelic? 2018-01-09T19:08:48.807

0 measuring relative importance/social proximity of an addressee based on length of written explanation in letters with multiple addressees 2012-04-19T15:06:48.513

0 Linguistic Variation (Sociolinguistics) 2013-11-20T15:25:31.970

0 Examples of tags? 2014-05-26T13:16:24.227

0 Are there any words that have changed usage/meaning multiple times (multiple semantic shifts) from 1850s to present time 2014-07-22T13:31:46.900

0 shared written lanaguage, different spoken languages 2015-04-01T14:15:16.927

0 Name of theory stating "worldview affects language structure" 2015-04-17T03:05:40.177

0 Can framing lang acquisition as nature vs nurture be harmful? 2016-10-23T02:06:05.590

0 Why is "intrusive r" not stigmatized like other "mispronunciations"? 2017-02-02T18:11:16.673

0 Are there tribes speaking Indonesian? 2017-03-03T18:16:07.777

0 How do I report the distribution of a variant among genders? 2017-08-28T15:26:22.510

0 Terminology for masculine vs. feminine speech/language styles 2017-10-05T12:53:41.230

0 Are there any studies of language variation that deal with orthographic variation? 2017-11-14T15:43:45.027

0 Which linguistic data should I use for a sociolinguistic p. on traditional and constructivist approach on gender identity(pop culture, corpus)? 2017-11-29T15:43:52.407

0 Is there a natural language that doesn’t use an action verb to describe death? 2018-01-13T16:06:22.150

0 How to determine word frequency based on demographic? (Does a public library of word frequencies exist by demographic) 2018-02-23T21:24:55.410

-1 What are the job opportunities in linguistics? 2013-02-11T20:13:59.507

-1 Why would sociolinguists want to study perceptual dialectology? 2017-07-02T01:18:35.200

-2 recent topics in linguistics 2014-04-11T15:32:38.913