General Linguistics

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The age pattern: define the age pattern

Take a look at the diagram below representing the relationship between the use of vernacular forms (i.e. non-standard forms/non-prestige forms) and speaker age. Assign the terms ‘prestige’ and ‘non-prestige’ to their correct places at the arrows in the diagram.

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