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What is a sociolinguistic framework?

 

Definition
 

A sociolinguistic framework is a system involving the attitudes of a speech community toward their language, the identity of social groups, standard and non-standard forms of language, patterns and needs of national language use, the social basis of multilingualism, etc.


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