Sociolinguistics



[soh-see-oh-ling-gwis-tiks, soh-shee-] /ˌsoʊ si oʊ lɪŋˈgwɪs tɪks, ˌsoʊ ʃi-/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
the study of language as it functions in society; the study of the interaction between linguistic and social variables.
sociolinguistics
/ˌsəʊsɪəʊlɪŋˈɡwɪstɪks/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) the study of language in relation to its social context

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