confused by style shiftingggggggggg!!
paulston at pitt.edu
Fri May 15 16:05:56 UTC 2009
I think Mostari deserves a response -- did anyone write him a
On May 5, 2009, at 3:03 PM, mostari hind wrote:
> hi everybody ,
> while teaching today the concept of style shifting to my graduate
> students , I felt a somehow confusion , in fact , when speaking
> about style shifting , we refer to differences in styles but does it
> lead to the change of language like speaking the local dialect for
> informal style and moving to the standard form ( which is
> genetically related to the local dialect) in formal settings .
> this really confuses me, because if we possibly move from one
> languagto another while style shifting, so here , we can also speak
> about code switching between 2 varieties of the same language .
> need answers
> all the best
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