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Posted by on Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 8:10pm.

which ststement does NOT describe prescripitivists?
A. Language should be recoreded,not judgement.
B. Language use should follow strict rules.
C. Language use should never change
D. Language use should be judged and evaluated.
.The answer i choose is c.
.Am i correct?.

  • Linguistics - , Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 8:14pm

    Please make sure your school subject appears in the appropriate box.

    I disagree with your answer. Check this explanation of prescriptivism.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linguistic_prescription

  • linguistic - , Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 8:18pm

    ok so after readig that i think the answer is a..

  • helpmplz - , Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 8:21pm

    You're right. It's the descriptionists who believe that language should be recorded as it is used; it should not be judged.

  • helpmplz - , Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 8:38pm

    thx:0

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