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Aspects of linguistic variation

Conference on Language Varieties (1980 University of Sheffield)

Aspects of linguistic variation

proceedings of the Conference on Language Varieties, July 1980

by Conference on Language Varieties (1980 University of Sheffield)

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Published by Centre for English Cultural Tradition and Language, University of Sheffield in [Sheffield] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Steve Lander and Ken Reah.
SeriesCECTAL conference papers series -- no.1
ContributionsLander, Steve., Reah, Ken.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18385677M

Since the rise of sociolinguistics in the s, interest in linguistic variation (also called linguistic variability) has developed rapidly. R.L. Trask notes that "variation, far from being peripheral and inconsequential, is a vital part of ordinary linguistic behavior" (Key Concepts in . Accepted as a long paper in Stylistic Variation Workshop Controlling Linguistic Style Aspects in Neural Language Generation Jessica Ficler and Yoav Goldberg Computer Science Department Bar-Ilan University Israel home-and-stone-investments.com, [email protected] Abstract Most work on neural natural language generation (NNLG) focus on controlling.

John Benjamins Publishing Company is an independent, family-owned academic publisher headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. More. We offer an academic publishing program in Linguistics, Translation Studies and Terminology, Psychology, Philosophy, Literary Studies, Art and Art History. In addition we offer several online resources. The volume brings together fifteen chapters written by prominent scholars testifying of rich empirical and theoretizing research into the social aspects of language variation. Taking a broad view on Cognitive Sociolinguistics, the volume covers three main areas: corpus-based research on language variation, cognitive cultural models, and the.

Publisher Summary. This chapter presents an overview of a number of perspectives on individual differences in language ability and language behavior from a linguistic point of view, together with a preliminary formulation of a set of research questions that these perspectives bring to mind. Abstract. The fact that linguistic variation is correlated with a wide range of sociological characteristics of speakers has been extensively documented over the last 15 years by the many studies that have been inspired by the work of William home-and-stone-investments.com by:


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