English language registers, i.e. the language of the various fields of human activity

  • 221 Pages
  • 1.89 MB
  • English
Onibon-Oje Press , Ibadan
English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- African., English language -- Terms and phr
Statementby Ọladapọ Adelusi, M. O. Ogunmọla, M. S. Adejumọ ; edited by B. A. Ballard.
ContributionsOgunmọla, M. O., joint author., Adejumọ, M. S., joint author.
LC ClassificationsPE1130.3.A2 A3
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 221 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4280234M
LC Control Number78306270

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In linguistics, the register is defined as the way a speaker uses language differently in different circumstances. Think about the words you choose, your tone of voice, even your body language. You probably behave very differently chatting with a friend than you would at a formal dinner party or during a job : Richard Nordquist.

The third edition of A BIOGRAPHY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE continues to examine the structure of language.

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In sociolinguistics, a register is a variety of language used for a particular purpose or in a particular communicative situation. For example, when speaking officially or in a public setting, an English speaker may be more likely to follow prescriptive norms for formal usage than in a.

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English is an Indo-European language and belongs to the West Germanic group of the Germanic languages. Old English originated from a Germanic tribal and linguistic continuum along the Frisian North Sea coast, whose languages gradually evolved into the Anglic languages in the British Isles, and into the Frisian languages and Low German/Low Saxon on the forms: Proto-Germanic, Middle English, Early.

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