Formal language is primarily used within the upperclass so that these individuals can always be prepared for business, political & social intercations with any peer or potential connection.
Formal language is used most because it is the most easily used.
Formal language is used most because it can be codeswitched and used when volunteering and heling others.
Formal lanugage is used because it is the only one that most Americans can understand.
Formal language is used because the upperclass do not understand how to use casual language.
Occupation, Wealth, Income, Social Emphasis
Occupation, Wealth, Income, Social Status
Observation, Worth, Income, Social Status
Occupation, Worth, Income, Social Status
None of the above
The son that drops out of school and joins the circus.
The daughter that leaves college early to marry an District Judge.
The son that graduates eary and joins the family business.
The daughter that chooses to skip college and join the family business early.
The son that has a baby without being married.
"Honey, did you remember to print out our buy one get one free coupon?"
"Kids, let's vote on which one appetizer we want to order tonight."
"Honey, we can just eat dessert at home. The ones on the menu are quite expensive."
"Dad, did you see on TMZ that Brad and Angelina were seen eating lunch here last week?"
None of the above.
“One of a Kind” objects
Uniquely rare items that showcase financial wealth
All of the above
Helping to build a Habitat for Humanity Home
Getting chosen to on the "Deal or No Deal" Gameshow
Being chosen to give the valedictorian speech at graduation
Giving the Salvation Army Santa Clause a donation at Wal-Mart
VIP exclusive access to a popular concert