Revision history for NotesOnLanguageVarietiesRTP


Revision [6129]

Last edited on 2016-01-27 02:34:45 by RyanPietruszewski
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====Correctness====
Well formed grammatically
====Clarity====
Writer's choices are understandable
====Forcefulness====
Finding the memorable or striking expression that reinforces the message
====Appropriateness====
Proper behavior according to circumstances
====Low====
Conversational and colloquial -- everyday speaking language.
Contractions, vulgar/obscene language, "he goes/I'm like," etc.
====Middle====
Neutral, fitted for straight narration and exposition
No one's native language -- must be learned
====High====
Very formal, used in the most serious topics
Polysyllabic words; long, complex sentence; elaborate connectives; heavy punctuation
Different Englishes spoken in different geographic regions.
Different Englishes spoken due to different social, racial or ethnic groups
Subsets of language tied to a particular activity or situation
Different registers are appropriate for different circumstances
Include a special lexicon and special ways of talking and writing in a field of learning -- such as in astronomy or accounting
Some words have different meanings for different people
Fluid subset of the language, but recognizable because of the repeating who, where, when, and why of its use (Law enforcement talk)
The ability of an expert of a topic to talk about that topic in a way that many people cannot fully understand.
A set of language that has consistent language features or registers
Swaying between language varieties, if done carefully, can be effective.
Must take into account the ethos, audience, situation and genre. ("less politely known as bullshit")
Involves writing part of a text in one language variety and part in another
Common in documents required by law to address several audiences.
It may be funny to a reader if an unexpected or inappropriate register is used effectively
Communicates immediately, conveying not only content but also shared values and attitudes with the reader
Reused (or overused) phrases--(hit the nail on the head)
Oft-repeated phrases in which the meanings are not the sum of their parts--(put your best foot forward)
Flare up to wide use and then subside--(just say no)
The importation of a phrase from one context into another--(If you build it, he will come/shoeless Bo Jackson)
Deletions:
====correctness====
well formed grammatically
====clarity====
writer's choices are understandable
====forcefulness====
finding the memorable or striking expression that reinforces the message
====appropriateness====
proper behavior according to circumstances
====low====
conversational and colloquial -- everyday speaking language.
contractions, vulgar/obscene language, "he goes/I'm like," etc.
====middle====
neutral, fitted for straight narration and exposition
no one's native language -- must be learned
====high====
very formal, used in the most serious topics
polysyllabic words; long, complex sentence; elaborate connectives; heavy punctuation
different Englishes spoken in different geographic regions.
different Englishes spoken due to different social, racial or ethnic groups
subsets of language tied to a particular activity or situation
different registers are appropriate for different circumstances
include a special lexicon and special ways of talking and writing in a field of learning -- such as in astronomy or accounting
some words have different meanings for different people
fluid subset of the language, but recognizable because of the repeating who, where, when, and why of its use (Law enforcement talk)
the ability of an expert of a topic to talk about that topic in a way that many people cannot fully understand.
a set of language that has consistent language features or registers
swaying between language varieties, if done carefully, can be effective.
must take into account the ethos, audience, situation and genre. ("less politely known as bullshit")
involves writing part of a text in one language variety and part in another
common in documents required by law to address several audiences.
it may be funny to a reader if an unexpected or inappropriate register is used effectively
communicates immediately, conveying not only content but also shared values and attitudes with the reader
reused (or overused) phrases--(hit the nail on the head)
oft-repeated phrases in which the meanings are not the sum of their parts--(put your best foot forward)
flare up to wide use and then subside--(just say no)
the importation of a phrase from one context into another--(If you build it, he will come/shoeless Bo Jackson)


Revision [6128]

Edited on 2016-01-27 02:32:40 by RyanPietruszewski
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====Disciplinary Registers====
include a special lexicon and special ways of talking and writing in a field of learning -- such as in astronomy or accounting
===Subject Labels===
some words have different meanings for different people
====Occupational Registers====
fluid subset of the language, but recognizable because of the repeating who, where, when, and why of its use (Law enforcement talk)
====Specialists's register====
the ability of an expert of a topic to talk about that topic in a way that many people cannot fully understand.
====Genres====
a set of language that has consistent language features or registers
For example, sports stories tend to use a consistent lexicon and predictable sentence patterns
=====Shifting/Mixing Language Varieties=====
swaying between language varieties, if done carefully, can be effective.
must take into account the ethos, audience, situation and genre. ("less politely known as bullshit")
====Register Shift====
Switching between registers in order to be understood by multiple sections of audience.
====Register Mixing (more extensive)====
involves writing part of a text in one language variety and part in another
common in documents required by law to address several audiences.
====Humor====
it may be funny to a reader if an unexpected or inappropriate register is used effectively
=====Familiar Language=====
communicates immediately, conveying not only content but also shared values and attitudes with the reader
====Cliches====
reused (or overused) phrases--(hit the nail on the head)
====Idioms====
oft-repeated phrases in which the meanings are not the sum of their parts--(put your best foot forward)
====Catch Phrases====
flare up to wide use and then subside--(just say no)
====Allusions====
the importation of a phrase from one context into another--(If you build it, he will come/shoeless Bo Jackson)


Revision [6127]

Edited on 2016-01-27 02:03:32 by RyanPietruszewski

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Revision [6126]

Edited on 2016-01-27 02:02:42 by RyanPietruszewski
Additions:
====correctness====
well formed grammatically
====clarity====
writer's choices are understandable
====forcefulness====
finding the memorable or striking expression that reinforces the message
====appropriateness====
proper behavior according to circumstances
====low====
conversational and colloquial -- everyday speaking language.
====middle====
neutral, fitted for straight narration and exposition
====high====
very formal, used in the most serious topics
====Regiolects====
different Englishes spoken in different geographic regions.
====Sociolects====
different Englishes spoken due to different social, racial or ethnic groups
====Ideolects====
each person develops a set of language habits unique to that person
=====Registers=====
subsets of language tied to a particular activity or situation
Deletions:
====correctness====well formed grammatically
====clarity====writer's choices are understandable
====forcefulness====finding the memorable or striking expression that reinforces the message
====appropriateness====proper behavior according to circumstances
====low====conversational and colloquial -- everyday speaking language.
====middle====neutral, fitted for straight narration and exposition
====high====very formal, used in the most serious topics
====Regiolects====different Englishes spoken in different geographic regions.
====Sociolects====different Englishes spoken due to different social, racial or ethnic groups
====Ideolects====each person develops a set of language habits unique to that person
=====Registers=====subsets of language tied to a particular activity or situation


Revision [6125]

Edited on 2016-01-27 02:01:19 by RyanPietruszewski

No Differences

Revision [6124]

Edited on 2016-01-27 02:00:18 by RyanPietruszewski
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contractions, vulgar/obscene language, "he goes/I'm like," etc.
no one's native language -- must be learned
polysyllabic words; long, complex sentence; elaborate connectives; heavy punctuation
=====English Varients=====
====Regiolects====different Englishes spoken in different geographic regions.
====Sociolects====different Englishes spoken due to different social, racial or ethnic groups
====Ideolects====each person develops a set of language habits unique to that person
favorite words, phrases, written and spoken tendencies and patterns
=====Registers=====subsets of language tied to a particular activity or situation
different registers are appropriate for different circumstances


Revision [6123]

Edited on 2016-01-27 01:48:35 by RyanPietruszewski
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=====Three levels of appropriateness=====
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=====Three levels of appropriateness


Revision [6122]

Edited on 2016-01-27 01:48:06 by RyanPietruszewski
Additions:
====correctness====well formed grammatically
====clarity====writer's choices are understandable
====forcefulness====finding the memorable or striking expression that reinforces the message
=====Three levels of appropriateness
====low====conversational and colloquial -- everyday speaking language.
====middle====neutral, fitted for straight narration and exposition
====high====very formal, used in the most serious topics
Deletions:
====correctness====:well formed grammatically
====clarity====:writer's choices are understandable
====forcefulness====:finding the memorable or striking expression that reinforces the message


Revision [6121]

Edited on 2016-01-27 01:44:17 by RyanPietruszewski
Additions:
====correctness====:well formed grammatically
====clarity====:writer's choices are understandable
====forcefulness====:finding the memorable or striking expression that reinforces the message
====appropriateness====proper behavior according to circumstances
Deletions:
====Correctness====
====clarity====
====forcefulness====
====appropriateness====


Revision [6120]

Edited on 2016-01-27 01:41:22 by RyanPietruszewski
Additions:
=====Effective language has:=====
====Correctness====
====clarity====
====forcefulness====
====appropriateness====


Revision [6119]

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