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Author Armstrong, Nigel (Nigel Robert)

Title Social and stylistic variation in spoken French : a comparative approach / Nigel Armstrong.

Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2001.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 277 pages) : illustrations.
Series Impact, studies in language and society ; v. 8
Impact, studies in language and society ; 8.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Social and Stylistic Variation in Spoken French; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Patterns of phonological variation; Socio-stylistic variation in French phonology; Grammatical variation; Variable liaison; Variation in the French lexicon; Summary and conclusion; Appendix; References; Index; IMPACT: STUDIES IN LANGUAGE AND SOCIETY.
Summary Many of the assumptions of Labovian sociolinguistics are based on results drawn from US and UK English, Latin American Spanish and Canadian French. Sociolinguistic variation in the French of France has been rather little studied compared to these languages. This volume is the first examination and exploration of variation in French that studies in a unified way the levels of phonology, grammar and lexis using quantitative methods. One of its aims is to establish whether the patterns of variation that have been reported in French conform to those reported in other languages. A second important.
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Subject French language -- Variation.
French language -- Spoken French.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Armstrong, Nigel. Social and stylistic variation in spoken French. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2001 (DLC) 2001035022
ISBN 9789027298287 (electronic bk.)
9027298289 (electronic bk.)
9789027218391 (hbk. ; Eur.)
9027218390 (hbk. ; Eur.)
9781588110633 (hbk. ; US)