Flashcards in Identity In Sociolinguistics Deck (24):
Pursuit to understand language and its relationship with the social life of the language users.
Complex construction of who we are based on many factors. Not the same as the sense of self because we may not agree with identities that are given to us by others.
The ability to make appropriate language decisions based on the social context one finds oneself in.
Social label of what is considered the most “normal” variety of a language.
Social label of a variety of language that is deemed deviant of the norm.
Variety of language seen as different from the norm
Variety of language that is seen as the norm
Social construct governing expectations towards individuals based on their sex.
An identity relation to someone based on expertise of a particular subject.
An identity relation to someone based on having less expertise in a subject.
First language speaker
Not a native speaker
When someone speaks a language variety that doesn’t belong to them
Switching between languages within an utterance.
Social processes that can be examined to identify how certain identities are constructed in particular speech communities.
How identity is built
Identity is built by collective construction, this does not necessarily mean cooperatively.
Second language user
The ability to speak multiple languages.
Places where cultures come together and form a hybrid
Places with no historical culture
Whiteness as a marker in MC rap battles.