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Analysing sociolinguistic variation, Sali A. Tagliamonte

Label
Analysing sociolinguistic variation
Title
Analysing sociolinguistic variation
Statement of responsibility
Sali A. Tagliamonte
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The first comprehensive 'how to' guide to the formal analysis of sociolinguistic variation (how language varies in social context). Practical and informal, it shows in a step-by-step fashion how the analysis is carried out, leading the reader through every stage of a sociolinguistic research project. Contains checklists, tips, and exercises
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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Tagliamonte, Sali
Dewey number
306.44072
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
P120.V37
LC item number
T34 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Key topics in sociolinguistics
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  • Language and languages
  • Sociolinguistics
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • Language and languages
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Soziolinguistik
  • Sprachvariante
  • Sprachanalyse
  • Methode
  • Sociolinguïstiek
  • Wetenschappelijke technieken
Label
Analysing sociolinguistic variation, Sali A. Tagliamonte
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-276) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- Notes on codes and abbreviations -- 1 Introduction -- What is variation analysis? -- Linguistics -- Sociolinguistics -- Variationist sociolinguistics -- Orderly heterogeneity -- Language change -- Social identity -- Key characteristics of variationist sociolinguistics -- The 'vernacular' -- The speech community -- Form/function asymmetry -- Linguistic variables -- The quantitative method -- The principle of accountability -- Circumscribing the variable context -- Testing hypotheses -- Organisation and logic of this book -- 2 Data collection -- The basics -- Data collection -- Sampling strategies -- Random sampling -- The ethnographic approach -- Social networks -- The 'friend of a friend' -- Problems with random sampling -- Stratified random sampling -- African Nova Scotian English project -- Summary -- Designing your sample -- The sociolinguistic issue -- Sample design -- Sample stratification -- Sample size -- Fieldwork ethics -- Fieldwork techniques and strategies -- Summary -- 3 The sociolinguistic interview -- The 'interview' -- Modules -- Adapting the sociolinguistic interview -- Questioning techniques -- Wording questions -- Select appropriate questions -- Good questions -- Organise -- Retain your authority -- Interview techniques -- Let the informant talk! -- Approximate the vernacular -- Ask short questions -- Take an insider's point of view -- Be the learner -- Wisdom of informants -- Summary -- 4 Data, data and more data -- The corpus -- Components of a corpus -- Labelling -- Protocol for identification -- Data transcription -- Transcription goals -- The transcription protocol -- Orthographic conventions -- Transcription conventions -- Orthographic conventions -- False starts -- Partial words -- Pauses/silence -- Tags -- Expressions -- People, places, songs, games -- Phonological processes -- Morphological processes -- Dialect words -- Non-standard verbal morphology -- Slang, local terminology and expressions -- Data processing -- Index -- Automated extraction -- Concordance -- Digital data and beyond -- Summary -- 5 The linguistic variable -- Defining the linguistic variable -- Re-examining the definition of the linguistic variable -- Recognising the linguistic variable -- Linguistic variables as language change -- Selecting a linguistic variable for analysis -- Identify potential variables -- Variable (ing) and variable (t, d) -- Frequency -- Robustness -- Implications for (socio)linguistic issues -- Circumscription of the variable context -- Categorical, near categorical and variable contexts -- Exceptional distributions -- Asymmetrical contexts -- Formulaic utterances -- Neutralisation -- Ambiguity -- Ensuring functional equivalence -- Repetitions -- Natural speech anomalies -- Imposing an analysis -- The type-token question -- Illustrating linguistic variables -- Third person singular -- Summary -- 6 Formulating hypotheses/operationalising claims -- Data extraction
Control code
607542319
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 284 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511556890
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)607542319
Label
Analysing sociolinguistic variation, Sali A. Tagliamonte
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-276) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- Notes on codes and abbreviations -- 1 Introduction -- What is variation analysis? -- Linguistics -- Sociolinguistics -- Variationist sociolinguistics -- Orderly heterogeneity -- Language change -- Social identity -- Key characteristics of variationist sociolinguistics -- The 'vernacular' -- The speech community -- Form/function asymmetry -- Linguistic variables -- The quantitative method -- The principle of accountability -- Circumscribing the variable context -- Testing hypotheses -- Organisation and logic of this book -- 2 Data collection -- The basics -- Data collection -- Sampling strategies -- Random sampling -- The ethnographic approach -- Social networks -- The 'friend of a friend' -- Problems with random sampling -- Stratified random sampling -- African Nova Scotian English project -- Summary -- Designing your sample -- The sociolinguistic issue -- Sample design -- Sample stratification -- Sample size -- Fieldwork ethics -- Fieldwork techniques and strategies -- Summary -- 3 The sociolinguistic interview -- The 'interview' -- Modules -- Adapting the sociolinguistic interview -- Questioning techniques -- Wording questions -- Select appropriate questions -- Good questions -- Organise -- Retain your authority -- Interview techniques -- Let the informant talk! -- Approximate the vernacular -- Ask short questions -- Take an insider's point of view -- Be the learner -- Wisdom of informants -- Summary -- 4 Data, data and more data -- The corpus -- Components of a corpus -- Labelling -- Protocol for identification -- Data transcription -- Transcription goals -- The transcription protocol -- Orthographic conventions -- Transcription conventions -- Orthographic conventions -- False starts -- Partial words -- Pauses/silence -- Tags -- Expressions -- People, places, songs, games -- Phonological processes -- Morphological processes -- Dialect words -- Non-standard verbal morphology -- Slang, local terminology and expressions -- Data processing -- Index -- Automated extraction -- Concordance -- Digital data and beyond -- Summary -- 5 The linguistic variable -- Defining the linguistic variable -- Re-examining the definition of the linguistic variable -- Recognising the linguistic variable -- Linguistic variables as language change -- Selecting a linguistic variable for analysis -- Identify potential variables -- Variable (ing) and variable (t, d) -- Frequency -- Robustness -- Implications for (socio)linguistic issues -- Circumscription of the variable context -- Categorical, near categorical and variable contexts -- Exceptional distributions -- Asymmetrical contexts -- Formulaic utterances -- Neutralisation -- Ambiguity -- Ensuring functional equivalence -- Repetitions -- Natural speech anomalies -- Imposing an analysis -- The type-token question -- Illustrating linguistic variables -- Third person singular -- Summary -- 6 Formulating hypotheses/operationalising claims -- Data extraction
Control code
607542319
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 284 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511556890
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)607542319

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