My Idiolect

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During the span of my life till today, I have experienced many circumstances which has shaped the way I think and my overall personality and morals, these have structured my idiolect in today’s society, there are many influences in my life that have shaped me, such as my family, culture, friends and media (internet or TV) . Although I am immerse by my upbringing and I am greatly influenced by the family, neighbors and friends, I also inculcate my own experiences and actions in life. Such as trying to adapt to situations to suit others. I feel that along side with media and culture it boils down to the main question: Do I change my language to adapt to its circumstances or speak to please people happy? And why do I do this?
As a teenager
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This is one of the main reasons I would consider speaking English rather than my mothertongue in England because I am feared of being labeled, and Discriminating is one of the worst things someone can go through it actually feels like a form of bullying. Goa is one of the smallest state in the map of India but is rich with hospitable and loving people. It is the only place in the country which has a great influence of western culture than the Indian culture in all respects,for it was colonized for more than 500 years by the Portuguese people, this encourages me to able to speak different languages and accents to different people. Although I am a Goan, I am proud that I am a roman catholic as well. I do practice my religion and have the opportunity of listening to the services in Konkani as it was done in Goa however we also attend English masses in uk. Though I enjoyed watching the folk dances and Konkani dramas back in Goa inspite of my low communicating skills I was really thrilled about the humor and hilarious jokes these dramas were packed with from which I have learnt more Konkani words. I remember accompanying our maid for these