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A Glossary of Sociolinguistics

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Review quote Peter Trudgill’s slim volume, A Glosssary of Sociolinguistics, contains a wealth of information for readers seeking definitions, explanations and examples of the technical terms most frequently employed in sociolinguistics and dialectology. Book ratings by Goodreads. It signifies the dramatic growth of sociolinguistics over the past several years and the level of interest it now attracts Amazon Second Chance Pass sociolingukstics on, trade it in, give it a second life.


No one is in a better position to write a glossary of the field, and no one can match Trudgill’s lucid, readable style. Academic Skip to main content.

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