The German Language and the Real World

The German Language and the Real World

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Language has always been a major marker of cultural identity in the German-speaking world, and the reunification of Germany, with its dramatic political and cultural consequences, has led to an upsurge of interest in contemporary German. In this collection of essays, German linguists consider a wide range of topics, including language change, language in political discourse, language in Berlin after the wall, language and gender, the speech styles of youth subcultures, and language and television.Sociolinguistic, Cultural, and Pragmatic Perspectives on Contemporary German Patrick Stevenson ... social factors 180 successful 176 untutored 176, 178 language classes/instruction 178, 186 asylum seekers excluded from 176 explicitly designed for ... East German ethic 167 socialist 140 state-run 148 tasks of 165 television and 369-70 language games 329 ironic 333 prosodic 321 language varietiesanbsp;...

Title:The German Language and the Real World
Author:Patrick Stevenson
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 1997


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