Sociolinguistics of Chatting

 
 
LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
  • erschienen am 3. März 2018
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 280 Seiten
978-620-2-07662-3 (ISBN)
 
The present workis an attempt to study the language of chatting of native and non-native speakers of English. It tackles language of chatting from sociolinguistic point of view. Precisely, it attempts to achieve the following aims: (1) finding out the linguistic structures that make up language of chatting in terms of orthographical, lexical and paralinguistic features; (2) Identifying the influence of some of the social variables like gender, nationality and education on the linguistic choices of language used in chatting; (3) Finding out differences in the use of abbreviations, capitalizations, emoticons, punctuation marks and repetition in chatting used by native and non- native speakers; (4) finding out the effects behind non-native students¿ use of emoticons, abbreviations, capitalizations, punctuation marks and repetition in online communication on their writing habits; and (5) Finding out the motivations behind the participants¿ use of chatting and how these motivations vary according to the effects of the social variables.
  • Englisch
  • Höhe: 220 mm
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  • Breite: 150 mm
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  • Dicke: 17 mm
  • 433 gr
978-620-2-07662-3 (9786202076623)
6202076623 (6202076623)
Duaa Qasim AL-Zubaidy is a college lecturer in the Islamic University College in Iraq/Najaf. She has an M.A degree in English language and linguistics from University of Babylon/College of Education for Human sciences/ English Department. The research interests of the author in addition to sociolinguistics are phonology and pragmatics.

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