Watch this lecture by James Paul Gee titled "From Grammar to Society". It's about the interface between language as a semiotic system and language as a proxy to societal structure. The first ten minutes or so is exceptionally good.
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rando: so what do you study?
rando: what is it about? english?
me: no, more than particular languages, we try to figure out how language itself works, like in the brain, and society...
rando: 😕 😐 hmm 😒
me: ... and we collaborate with *medicine*, y'know, help figure out how to fix speech impairments...
rando: 💡 😮 woow 😮 💡
me: ...and we also cross paths with computer science, artificial intelligence, y'know, siri and stuff...
rando: 😲 😯 huh
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BA in Italianistics, doing an MA in English Linguistics since Fall 2019. Slowly working my way to becoming a researcher. My current interests are #sociolinguistics #phonology #syntax #ConstructionGrammar (and other non-TGG approaches).
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Aspiring linguist. Itch-your-own-scratch programmer. Emacseur.
Doing an MA in English Linguistics at Hacettepe University.
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