Youngspeak in A Multilingual Perspective

Youngspeak in A Multilingual Perspective

eBook - 2009
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Despite its potential influence on the standard language, there is still relatively little written about the language of the young. This book gives new insight into some important areas of their language, such as identity construction reflected, for instance, in prosodic patterns and language choice, the use of discourse markers and slang in a contrastive perspective, the pragmatics of fixed expressions and the impact of English on the teenage vernacular. Most of the articles are corpus-based, and all represent naturally occurring spontaneous conversation. The book will be of interest to lingu.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., 2009
ISBN: 9781282104280
1282104284
9789027290472
9027290474
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vi, 206 pages) : illustrations

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