Sociolinguistics and education

Maybin, Janet (2006). Sociolinguistics and education. In: Llamas, Carmen; Mullany, Louise and Stockwell, Peter eds. Companion to Sociolinguistics. London: Routledge, pp. 157–163.



Have you ever noticed an accent or puzzled over a dialect phrase? Language can be a powerful tool with which one can create a persona; it can be a common ground between people or can be used as a divide between social groups. This Companion is for anyone who is interested in how and why people speak and write with such diversity.

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