Boricua College
Instructional Module
Analysis of Relationships 4.20
Student: Antonio Ruiz
Facilitator: Emilio Suarez

Analysis of Relationships

Exercise III


This article was about "speech Communities". The definition of speech communities being simply a community that is based on language. Charles Hockett defined it better as a set of people who communicate with each other with the common language. An example in my view of a speech comunity would e "Hispanics" or the "Hispanic community; where the Spanish lamguge is most common.

Analysis of Elememnts

a) language
b) communities
c) communicatiom

Analysis of Relationships

When communities communicate in a common language such as the example given above; they are labled as speech communities.

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