General Linguistics

Selected Subfields



Like in all other modules of the Selected Subfields and General Linguistics the exercises in this section are grouped thematically and designed in three degrees of difficulty, marked by different colors:

  • green: easy
  • orange: moderate
  • red: difficult

  • Sociolinguistic Perspectives

Traditional and Modern Dialectology

British and American English

  • Central Terminology

  • Sociolinguistic Patterns

  • Linguistic Variation in the Situational Context

Linguistic Politeness: Brown and Levinson's Politeness Theory

  • Language Choice

  • Language Birth: Pidgin and Creole Languages

Design Features of Pidgin Grammars

  • Language and Gender