[SOLVED] Sociolinguistics short essays
I need help with a Writing question. All explanations and answers will be used to help me learn.
1. Think of a communicative event that you have participated in with another individual and describe it according to the eight factors proposed by Hymes.
2. Two Japanese speakers can show their relative social positions to each other through the use of honorifics. Even though English does not have grammatical honorifics, can two English speakers still show an awareness of their relative social status through the use of language? Use examples to support your answer.
2 pages for each question.