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The influence of social media in language change: Changes in vocabulary
Nowadays, social media such as Twitter, Instagram or YouTube and computer mediated communication have become quite relevant not only in people's lives, but also in the way language is used. Language change, and in particular ...
Latin influence on English vocabulary, with special reference to the Modern English period
The aim of this dissertation is to offer an account of Latin influence upon the vocabulary of the English language. Latin is the most prolific source of borrowings in English and, according to the OED, there are over 40.000 ...
Greenspeaking English and endangered languages. An ecological perspective
Ecolinguistics is a discipline that was born in arder to wide the field of Sociolinguistics with the idea of understanding not only the use of language in social context, but also its effects on the ecological context. The ...