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The sociolinguistics of English and Nigerian languages

The sociolinguistics of English and Nigerian languages

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Published by Lincom Europa in Muenchen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Languages in contact -- Nigeria,
  • Sociolinguistics -- Nigeria,
  • English language -- Social aspects -- Nigeria,
  • Nigeria -- Languages -- Social aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDele Adeyanju, ed.
    SeriesLINCOM studies in sociolinguistics -- 06
    ContributionsAdeyanju, Dele.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP40.5.L382 N6 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination290 p. :
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24038545M
    ISBN 109783895865794
    LC Control Number2009523651

    English language is Nigeria’s ‘second’ language. A second language is one that comes after one’s primary language. Ironically, it is also Nigeria’s dominant language, with the use of English being taught at various levels of the Nigerian educational system – Pre-Nursery schools, Nursery schools, Primary schools, Secondary schools and Tertiary institutions of learning. The book is authoritative yet open-minded, innovative yet touches all the bases that need to be touched. Most of all, it embodies a passion for socio-linguistics that I hope many readers will embrace.’ David Britain, University of Essex, UK Introducing Sociolinguistics provides a solid, up-to-date appreciation of the interdisciplinaryFile Size: 2MB.

    Keywords: sociolinguistics, consciousness, variables, spoken English, Nigerian English 1. Introduction This paper focuses on empirical investigation into the social factors that affect the different realizations of English sounds which give birth to the proliferation of different varieties of English in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions (ENTI). Hmm. The best? That's a tough one. There are a few books I can think of that could give you a nice, soild overview of 'the field,' or if not, something a little more off the beaten path. Sociolinguistics covers a lot of different kinds of researc.

    Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month > Amazon Best Sellers Our most popular products based on sales. Updated hourly. English with an Accent: Language, Ideology and Discrimination in the United States Sociolinguistics and Language Education (18) (NEW. Sociolinguistics is concerned with the relationship between language use and social variables. One of the major debates in the field of sociolinguistics is whether to take social or linguistic factors as primary in investigating this relationship.


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The sociolinguistics of English and Nigerian Languages [Dele Adeyanju] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book addresses issues bordering on the long-standing co-existence of English and Nigerian languages.

For about two centuriesCited by: 1. From the Back Cover. A companion to the author's Sociolinguistics of Society, this textbook, examines the influence of social interaction in language use and discusses a variety of facts about language from the commonplace to the exotic.

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This is a classic book on a fascinating subject. Peter Trudgill examines the close link between language and society and the many factors that influence the way we speak.

These range from gender, environment, age, race, class, region and politics. Trudgill's book surveys languages and societies from all over the world drawing on examples from Afrikaans to Yiddish. The sociolinguistics of sign languages includes the study of regional and social variation, bi- and multilingualism and language contact phenomena, language attitudes, discourse analysis, and language policy and planning.

Sign languages. Book Description. Sociolinguistics and Second Language Acquisition is a comprehensive textbook that bridges the gap between the fields of sociolinguistics and second language acquisition, exploring the variety of ways in which social context influences the acquisition of a second language.

It reviews basic principles of sociolinguistics, provides a unified account of the multiple theoretical. sociolinguistics, the study of language as it affects and is affected by social relations. Sociolinguistics encompasses a broad range of concerns, including bilingualism, pidgin and creole languages, and other ways that language use is influenced by contact among people of different language communities (e.g., speakers of German, French, Italian, and Romansh in Switzerland).

The volume introduces the premises of the study, discussing both modern sociolinguistics and English society in the late medieval and early modern periods. A detailed description is given of the Corpus of Early English Correspondence, its encoding, and the separate database which records the letter writers' social backgrounds.

Coinages in Nigerian English: A Sociolinguistic Perspective M.S. Abdullahi-Idiagbon and O.K. Olaniyi University of Ilorin Abstract Nigerian English coinages have been widely investigated in different literatures ranging from studies in Sociolinguistics, Semantics, Pragmatics, and Syntax to Metaphors and Cognitive linguistic studies.

Urban Language & Literacies Paper 85 Sociolinguistics & English language studies Jan Blommaert (Tilburg University) This is the draft of a paper due to appear in Brian Street & Constant Leung Author: Jan Blommaert. Peter Trudgill is currently Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

He is the author of: English Accents and Dialects (with Arthur Hughes); International English (with Jean Hannah); Applied Sociolinguistics; Language in the British Isles; The Dialects of England; The Sociolinguistics Reader (with Jenny Cheshire); and the Penguin books Bad Language 5/5(1).

Sociolinguistics and Nigerian English. [Adama Emmanuel Odumuh] Print book: English: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: English language -- Nigeria.

Sociolinguistics -- Nigeria. English language -- Social aspects -- Nigeria. View all subjects; More like this. This text provides an introduction to the field of sociolinguistics for second and foreign language teachers. This book provides an introduction to the field of sociolinguistics for second and foreign language teachers.

Chapters cover the basic areas of sociolinguistics, including regional and social variations in dialects, language and gender, World English, and intercultural communication. Sociolinguistics is the academic study of the relationship between language and society.

That's a vast topic to say the least. Peter Trudgill, though, manages to offer us here a /5. Sociolinguistics by R. Hudson is an enlightening book that links language to the communities in which we speak. It acknowledges the limitations and successes of non-social linguistics and sociolinguistics.

It is fairly easy for someone without an extensive linguistic background to follow/5(9). The language contact situation in Nigeria in which English coexists with many of Nigeria's indigenous languages provides the context for the study of ‘language interaction’, that is, the reciprocal influences which the English language and Nigeria's indigenous languages have on each by: 2.

This fully revised textbook is a new edition of Ronald Wardhaugh's popular and accessible An Introduction to Sociolinguistics. Provides an accessible, comprehensive introduction to sociolinguistics that reflects new developments in the field.

Fully revised, with new and updated references to bring the book completely up-to-date/5. Even when a movie is produced in the local Nigerian language, English words and expressions still feature prominently. The article consequently argues that the dominance of English in Nollywood movies is linguicist as the power relation between English and Nigerian languages is disproportionate.

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Publication date Note "Sociolinguistics, language planning, English in Nigeria, applied linguistics." ISBN Author: Adeniran, Adekunle.Sociolinguistics and Language Education Nancy H. Hornberger and Sandra Lee McKay (eds.) Multilingual Matters, ISBN: Reviewed by Vicky Obied Goldsmiths, University of London This new book edited by Nancy Hornberger and Sandra Lee McKay is addressed to both experienced and novice language educators and brings together.Sandra Jansen is Senior Lecturer in English Linguistics at the University of Paderborn, Germany.

Her research focuses on language variation and change, with a specific interest in Cumbrian dialects and L2 varieties of English. She has published several journal articles and book chapters on language changes in the far north-west of England.