Summary: In Language and Society: What Your Speech Says About You, sociolinguist Valerie Fridland of the University of Nevada, Reno guides you in a wide-ranging voyage into the extraordinary world of our language, with a penetrating focus on the multiple ways in which societies and language intersect. In these 24 highly engaging lectures, you'll look closely at the different facets of language and...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2014
Copies Available at Kingsley2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809 Fri
Call number: DVD 809 Fri
Summary: "A linguistic exploration of the speech habits we love to hate-and why our "um"s, "like"s, and "you know"s actually make us better communicators. Do you hate that you say "like" too much? Do you go over your email drafts to remove excess "so"s and "really"s? Do you wish your presentation at work wasn't so full of "um"s and "uh"s? Do you get tripped up by slang, overly familiar greetings, or new...
Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2023