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Language variation in North American English

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Published by Modern Language Association of America in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North America,
  • North America.
    • Subjects:
    • English language -- Study and teaching -- North America.,
    • English language -- Variation -- North America.,
    • Americanisms.,
    • Canadianisms.,
    • North America -- Languages.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [380]-410) and index.

      Statementedited by A. Wayne Glowka and Donald M. Lance.
      ContributionsGlowka, Arthur Wayne., Lance, Donald M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPE1068.N55 L36 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 417 p. :
      Number of Pages417
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1401569M
      ISBN 10087352389X, 0873523903
      LC Control Number93009451


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A thoroughly revised and updated edition of the classic text, American English: Dialects and Variation 3e chronicles the ongoing story of language variation in American English. For the first time, this textbook is accompanied by a companion website hosting a wealth of audio and video clips that enhance the themes and discussions of the by: This chapter discusses the aspects of language variability and two areas of application.

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Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. Walt Wolfram is William C. Friday Distinguished University Professor at North Carolina State University, and has authored numerous books including The Development of African American English (with Erik Thomas, Blackwell, ) Language variation in North American English book American Voices (co-edited with Ben Ward, Blackwell, Language variation in North American English book most recent book is Talkin’ Tar Heel: How Our Voices Tell the Story of North.

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Research trends for Black American English / John Baugh --How to study black speech in Chicago / Michael I. Miller --Investigating Gullah: difficulties in ensuring "authenticity" / Salikoko S. Mufwene --Teaching speakers of Caribbean English Creoles in North American classrooms / Lise Winer --Bilingualism and language variation among Chicanos.

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Since the s he has authored or co-authored 20 books and more than articles on variation in American English. He was an Walt Wolfram (born Febru ) is a sociolinguist at North Carolina State University, specializing in social and ethnic dialects of American English/5.

A book released this year claims that Americanisms will have completely absorbed the English language by Hephzibah Anderson takes a look.

A dialect is a variety of a language spoken by a group of people that is systematically different from other varieties in both structure and lexical speakers of a language speak a dialect of the language. Variation is a natural part of language.

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This book provides an up-to-date description of language variation in American English, covering regional, ethnic, and gender-based differences. The author describes situations ranging from historically isolated, rural dialects to developing, urban ethnic varieties as they consider the descriptive, theoretical, and applied ramifications of /5(8).

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The authors describe situations ranging from historically isolated, rural dialects to developing, urban ethnic varieties as they consider the descriptive, theoretical, and applied Brand: Blackwell Publishers. Language Variation in North American English: Research and Teaching by Glowka, A Wayne.

Modern Language Association of America, Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can. This chapter reviews the most important dialectological research on North American English and the main dialect divisions it has established. Serious study of dialect variation in North American English began in the s, when Hans Kurath and his colleagues planned a Linguistic Atlas of the United States and Canada, modeled on the French and Italo‐Swiss : Charles Boberg.

American English (AmE, AE, AmEng, USEng, en-US), sometimes called United States English or U.S. English, is the set of varieties of the English language native to the United States. Currently, American English is the most influential form of English worldwide.

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Lexical Differences between American and British English: a Survey Study. 63 English authorities culminated in his ‘Compendious Dictionary of English Language’ in which he proposed the creation of an independent dialect to accommodate the written language to the spoken language.

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Sociolinguistics involves analysing the interaction of language, culture and society; the more specific study of variation is concerned with the impact of this. Between the speakers of any language there is variation in the way that they use their language. This variation is demonstrated by linguistic differences in terms of sound (phonetics) and structure (grammar).

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The Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA) is the only large, genre-balanced corpus of American is probably the most widely-used corpus of English, and it is related to many other corpora of English that we have created, which offer unparalleled insight into variation in English.

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