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SOURCE:   Philology. Theory & Practice. Tambov: Gramota, 2014. № 10. Part 1. P. 82-85.
SCIENTIFIC AREA: Philological Sciences
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ISAEV Danil Vladimirovich
Orenburg State University

Abstract. The article examines a sociolinguistic motivation as a basic driving force for changing sociolinguistic situation. Sociolinguistic motivation is considered as a set of relations to the language determining acceptability or unacceptability of both the subsystem itself and its elements depending on communicative situation. As an example the author uses the diachronic analysis of a linguistic situation in Canada, in particular, the specifics of a status of the marked units of the Canadian national variant of the English language.
Key words and phrases: социолингвистика, языковая мотивация, языковая ситуация, социолингвистические маркеры, национальный вариант языка, канадский английский, sociolinguistics, linguistic motivation, linguistic situation, sociolinguistic markers, national variant of a language, Canadian English.
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