a) With suitable examples, explain the following sociolinguistic terms:
i. Language domains
ii. Speech/verbal repertoires
b) With suitable examples show how the following influence language:
ii. Social class
Account for the development of pidgins and creoles showing clearly why they are considered to be simpler than the dominant language on which they are based.
Discuss the concept of social networks explaining why it is useful for sociolinguistics studies.
a) Discuss the stages involved in language planning.
b) How many language planning cause/lead to language shift?
a) What is code-switching?
b) With an example for each, distinguish between anticipatory and consequential switching.
c) With appropriate examples, describe four functions of code-switching.