An Introduction to Language and Society by Martin Montgomery

By Martin Montgomery

In this third edition of the bestselling vintage textbook, Martin Montgomery explores the most important connections among language and social existence. Guiding the coed via discussions on baby language, accessory and dialect, social classification and gender, in addition to a couple of different subject matters, Montgomery offers a complete and obtainable creation to the functionality of language in smooth society.



This third version includes:




  • new sections on dialect levelling and estuary English; hip-hop and rapping as anti-language and ‘crossing’ among Creole, Panjabi and South Asian English

  • new fabric at the Gulf conflict and the 'War on Terror'

  • discussions on language in net utilization and new technologies

  • updated examples and references.



With particular feedback for additional analyzing and useful paintings for every bankruptcy, An creation to Language and Society is the suitable source for college students and academics of conversation experiences and Language Studies.

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