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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2023, 6(5); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2023.060506.

A Study on the Language Use of the Residents in Urban Villages in Zhengzhou City


Zhaoyang Shan

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Zhaoyang Shan

Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China


With the accelerated development of urbanization in recent years, the villages around the city have become a multitude of urban villages because of the expansion of the urban area. As the product during the process of urbanization, urban villages are experiencing dramatic changes, as a result, the language use of urban village is becoming much more complicated as well. The local residents and outsiders who live in the same urban village interact frequently and share the common public facilities. Taking the urban villages in Zhengzhou city as the research focus, this study tries to make a sociolinguistics investigation on the language use of Daxie New Village from the macro- and micro- viewpoint, which can help us better comprehend the language situation in urban villages and forecast the development of its dialect.


Urban Villages; Speech Community; Language Use; SPSS

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Zhaoyang Shan. A Study on the Language Use of the Residents in Urban Villages in Zhengzhou City. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 5: 27-34. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2023.060506.


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