Social languages

IB English A: Language & Literature: Social languages

In his book, An Introduction to Discourse Analysis, James Gee explains that each one of us uses many languages in the course of our daily lives. Although we may always be speaking English (or Korean or Spanish), our use of the language takes on distinctive qualities depending on the situation. Although we may be using words and grammar from a single language, our choices and combinations differ according to which type...


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