مجلة الآداب و العلوم الإجتماعية
Volume 17, Numéro 3, Pages 167-175

Students’ Slang And The Awareness Of Its Use : A Case Study

Authors : Belkhir Meryem .

Abstract

Language is tightly bound to context.The latter leads to the emergence of different varieties. To instantiate with, slang is an variety used by students to interact among themselves. The present study on “The Awareness of Students’ Slang. A Case Study” aims to examine the awareness of slang use through taking the case of students learning the English language. This research singles out students of English at Khemis Miliana University as my curiosity, as their teacher, pushes me to investigate their awareness of their variety use. So, it tries to give a keen view on the students’ consciousness of slang features daily used in their conversations. Throughout this research, both the qualitative and quantitative approaches were opted for .To inquire on this issue, data were gathered through interviewing students of English from different levels to get an insight on slang features’ awareness. The results show that students of English are not aware about their slang employment.

Keywords

awareness ; slang ; students ; university