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Languages and Their Status
Language: en
Pages: 335
Authors: Timothy Shopen
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987-01-29 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

An introduction both to languages themselves and to their social role, Languages and Their Status gives insight into the meaning, value, and function of language within culture and into the ways language behavior varies and changes. It examines the part languages play in the evolution and structure of communities and,
Status and Function of Languages and Language Varieties
Language: en
Pages: 675
Authors: Ulrich Ammon
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989-01-01 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

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Language in South Asia
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Braj B. Kachru, Yamuna Kachru, S. N. Sridhar
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-03-27 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

South Asia is a rich and fascinating linguistic area, its many hundreds of languages from four major language families representing the distinctions of caste, class, profession, religion, and region. This comprehensive new volume presents an overview of the language situation in this vast subcontinent in a linguistic, historical and sociolinguistic
Languages and Their Speakers
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Timothy Shopen
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987-05-29 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Languages and Their Speakers provides an introduction both to languages themselves and to their social functions. Written especially for nonlinguistics majors, the book considers how speakers know their languagesā€”know them as grammatical systems and know them as part of a cultural matrix.
Languages and their status
Language: en
Pages: 335
Authors: Timothy Shopen
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher:

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