Language and Situation

  • Anthony F. Hartley
Part of the Contemporary Language Studies book series


The study of the interrelation between language and society comes, as we noted earlier (1.4), under the heading of sociolinguistics. In this chapter we shall look at some of the situational factors which influence the linguistic behaviour of individual speakers and also of larger social groups.


Language Learner Speech Community Speech Event Local Dialect Illocutionary Force 
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© Anthony F. Hartley 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony F. Hartley
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  1. 1.University of BradfordUK

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