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  1. Explore more: Language Variation

  2. A Level English Language (9093) Paper 4- Section B: Language and the Self (Part 2)

  3. Chapter 18 : Regional Variation in Language

  4. Linguistic evolution: how and why languages change

  5. Dialect. Factors Influencing Dialect Variation

  6. Language Variation Theory



    Abstract. The term linguistic variation (or simply variation) refers to regional, social, or contextual differences in the ways that a particular language is used. Variation between languages ...

  2. Globalising the study of language variation and change: A manifesto on

    Nagy and Meyerhoff (2008, pp. 9-10) reviewed papers published in Language Variation and Change (LVC) and the Journal of Sociolinguistics (JofS) up to 2008, finding that studies of Western countries accounted for 66% of papers in LVC ... 1966), it first produces linguistic contact that goes unaddressed in most research on variation and change.

  3. Language Variation and Change

    Founded by William Labov, Language Variation and Change is the only journal dedicated exclusively to the study of linguistic variation and the capacity to deal with systematic and inherent variation in synchronic and diachronic linguistics. Sociolinguistics involves analysing the interaction of language, culture and society; the more specific study of variation is concerned with the impact of ...

  4. The Handbook of Language Variation and Change

    Studying Language Variation: An Informal Epistemology 1 J.K. Chambers Part I Data Collection 17 1 Entering the Community: Fieldwork 19 Crawford Feagin 2 Data in the Study of Variation and Change 38 Tyler Kendall 3 Investigating Historical Variation and Change in Written Documents: New Perspectives 57 Edgar W. Schneider Part II Evaluation 83

  5. Frontiers

    The present work is placed in the area of language variation and change with special regard of social and register variation and computational models ... in this paper we address some of the core challenges in modeling ... Register in computational language research. Register Stud. 1, 100-135. doi: 10.1075/rs.18015.arg. CrossRef Full ...

  6. PDF The Sociolinguistics of Language Variation:

    The objective lying behind these concepts serves to explain the. context in which the dialect of the city of Birmingham developed, which serves here as. an example of these developments in the matter. This project will point out the. morphological and lexical features present in the accent of this area, as well as the.

  7. Language Variation

    All quantitative analysis provides inherent satisfaction to language variation researchers. It yields order, and in the scientific quest to explain human language, it presents ordered categories. However, variationists must move beyond the climatic feel of well-ordered quantitative results and resist the temptation to let them be the end of the ...

  8. PDF Research Methods in Language Variation and Change

    Research Methods in Language Variation and Change. Methodological know-how has become one of the key qualifications in contemporary linguistics, which has a strong empirical focus. Containing twenty-three chapters, each devoted to a different research method, this volume brings together the expertise and insight of a range of established ...

  9. Language Variation and Change

    Language Variation and Change. ISSN: 0954-3945 (Print) , 1469-8021 (Online) Frequency: 3 issues per year. Founded by William Labov, Language Variation and Change is the only journal dedicated exclusively to the study of linguistic variation and the capacity to deal with systematic and inherent variation in synchronic and diachronic linguistics.

  10. PDF Introduction: Investigating language variation and change

    In essence, the study of language variation and change investigates the ways in which language is variable, the distribution of the variants and the many factors that determine the choice of one variant over others. It has, in the past few decades, become one of the most productive and successful fields of linguistic research.

  11. Changing perceptions of language in sociolinguistics

    This paper traces the changing perceptions of language in sociolinguistics. ... (1963, 1966) ethnographical research on variations of English on the island of Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts ...

  12. Data in the Study of Variation and Change

    This chapter considers the nature of spoken language data and how it is treated in variationist research. It focuses on the meta-theoretical questions of just what variationist data are and how modern computer-based techniques can enhance sociolinguist's connection to and use of their data.

  13. New Empirical Approaches to Grammatical Variation and Change

    That being said, the current compilation of articles only provides a selective portrayal of new empirical approaches to grammatical variation and change, and space for future research remains. First, the typological variety represented in this special issue is limited to a small set of European languages (English, German, Dutch, Icelandic, and ...

  14. Ethnolinguistic Orientation and Language Variation: Measuring and

    Language and Linguistics Compass is a unique linguistics journal publishing topical and significant research across the entire language ... University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2E9, Canada. E-mail: [email protected] Search for more papers ... Sociolinguists and social psychologists have long been interested in how language variation is ...

  15. Revisiting Language Variation and Change: Looking at ...

    Feature papers represent the most advanced research with significant potential for high impact in the field. A Feature Paper should be a substantial original Article that involves several techniques or approaches, provides an outlook for future research directions and describes possible research applications. ... Analyses of language variation ...

  16. Language variation and ethnic identity: A social psychological

    In the meantime, an alternative is to use paper-and-pencil questionnaires to capture these variations across situations. To that end, Richard Clément and I, along with our colleagues and students, have developed such a measure (Clément and Noels, 1992, Noels et al., 2004, Noels et al., 2013).From focus group interviews and open-ended questionnaire surveys we derived a taxonomy of situations ...

  17. Variation and Change

    A complex matrix of language-internal (linguistic) and language-external (social) factors constrains variation and change in natural language. At the same time, even though linguistic structure is inherently heterogeneous and is constantly changing, variation and change do not in fact have equal status. Variation can be quite stable.

  18. PDF Style: Language Variation and Identity

    studying language variation as part of the analysis of spoken discourse. ... alk. paper) ISBN-10: -521-85303-6 (hbk. : alk. paper) ISBN-13: 978--521-61814-4 (pbk. : alk. paper) 1. Language and languages - Variation. ... William Labov's seminal research on urban speech variation and language change, and it existed there in order to make a ...

  19. Sociolinguistics and Language Variation

    Sociolinguistics and Language Variation involve the study of how language varies among different groups of speakers and the relationship of this variation to social factors. The examination of the reciprocal effects of social organization and social contexts on language use and the exploration of social and linguistic diversity helps us better understand how we use language to construct ...

  20. Transformation of phrases and its destructions

    In this article, analysis is given that idioms are one of the purest and most effective means of language, and the lexical structure of idioms is interpreted as stable, unchanging, stable in scientific literature. Studies confirm that their lexical composition is quite variable. From this comes the need to study the characteristics, appearance and reasons of variation of universal idioms.

  21. A Survey on RAG Meets LLMs: Towards Retrieval-Augmented Large Language

    View a PDF of the paper titled A Survey on RAG Meets LLMs: Towards Retrieval-Augmented Large Language Models, by Yujuan Ding and 7 other authors. View PDF HTML ... In this survey, we comprehensively review existing research studies in retrieval-augmented large language models (RA-LLMs), covering three primary technical perspectives ...

  22. The Impact of Personality Types on Second Language Vocabulary

    In the field of second language teaching and learning, researchers have been focusing on the importance of affective analysis, particularly regarding learners' personality types. Recent studies have shown that personality type can have a significant impact on a student's ability to learn a new language. However, little research has been conducted on whether or not personality type has any ...

  23. Cultural Relativity and Acceptance of Embryonic Stem Cell Research

    Voices in Bioethics is currently seeking submissions on philosophical and practical topics, both current and timeless. Papers addressing access to healthcare, the bioethical implications of recent Supreme Court rulings, environmental ethics, data privacy, cybersecurity, law and bioethics, economics and bioethics, reproductive ethics, research ethics, and pediatric bioethics are sought.

  24. Our paper "Revisiting Zero-Shot Abstractive Summarization in the Era of

    Prasant Mohapatra's Research Group (University of South Florida) ... News; Our paper "Revisiting Zero-Shot Abstractive Summarization in the Era of Large Language Models from the Perspective of Position Bias" has been accepted as an oral talk and published in NAACL 2024! ... Our paper "Revisiting Zero-Shot Abstractive Summarization in the Era ...

  25. Using ideas from game theory to improve the reliability of language

    MIT researchers' "consensus game" is a game-theoretic approach for language model decoding. The equilibrium-ranking algorithm harmonizes generative and discriminative querying to enhance prediction accuracy across various tasks, outperforming larger models and demonstrating the potential of game theory in improving language model consistency and truthfulness.

  26. Variation of terpene alkaloids in

    We set out to identify the variation in Daphniphyllum alkaloids (DAs) across different D. macropodum individuals and tissues. We obtained D. macropodum samples from multiple individuals (A-G) representing a range of ages, native geographic origin and tissues (Tables S2, S3). Due to limited access to chemical standards and the complex nature ...

  27. Rain, rain, go away, come again another day: do climate variations

    Abstract The spread of infectious diseases was further promoted due to busy cities, increased travel, and climate change, which led to outbreaks, epidemics, and even pandemics. The world experienced the severity of the 125 nm virus called the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), a pandemic declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2019. Many investigations revealed a strong ...