The influence of social classes on language variations: a study on the people of Dhaka city
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This research compares the relationship of people’s language feature and their social classes in Dhaka city. Different views on how people use language in different social circumstances as well as in different situations have been identified and analyzed with sociolinguistic theories. The researcher has observed five authentic situations and combinedly analyzed them with people’s opinion from different classes through questionnaire session. Very few reasons that conduct language differences and bring variations on the same language have been pointed out and the role of social classes has also been recognized in this regard. Moreover, this research will help to understand how language and social class system are closely related to each other.