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Sociolinguistics

This section offers ideas and tools for investigating sociolinguistic variation in spoken language corpora.

 

Meaningful variation in language corpora
BNC 64

BNC demogr. speaker characteristics

  • Do men swear more than women?
  • Do women use a wider variety of colour terms?
  • Do men and women use language differently?

    FIND OUT FOR YOURSELF!
   
  (c) Vaclav Brezina 2013