1. The three classifications of speech acts are the locutionary act, illocutionary act and perlocutionary act. The locutionary act involves the performance of an utterance. For example “please clean the house.” Illocutionary act is the social function of what is said. For example the speaker the addressee to clean the house. The perlocutionary act is the resulting act of what that has been said. Here the addressee does the action being said.
2. The two types of dialects in language and society used are regional and social dialect. Regional dialect is a distinct form of language spoken in a particular geographical region. Social dialects is associated with social groups such as ethnic groups, or an age group.