Here’s the third in a short (and predictably-titled) series of … yadda yadda yadda…you get the drift.
Still on the subject of Language Discourses, what have different people – linguists, writers and media commentators – had to say about the big debates around change and diversity? Who could you go to for some ideas about different approaches to these arguments?
A really good starting point is the linguist Jean Aitchison, whose BBC Reith Lectures in 1996 were all about language: what it is, how we acquire it, how it changes and how people feel about it. Her book, Language Change: Progress…
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