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Exploring #Language and Society: Does Orwell reinforce Language #Determinism?

Would you use the word, 'telephone'? The most likely answer is yes because we are surrounded by 'telephones' and know what the word means. We use this word to reflect the current technology in society. Would you use the word 'zakuba'? The most likely answer is no. Why? Our surroundings don't require us to use... Continue Reading →

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Language Change: Good or Bad? #English #AQA

Should we speak in slang at school? Does the social media change how how we use language? Do you speak differently to your grandparents, teachers or parents? Language change has become the most heated topic in English studies and society. With the rapid rise of cultural diversity and social media, English is evolving: 'skeen', 'innit'... Continue Reading →

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