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Title Standards and dialects in English / [edited by] Timothy Shopen, Joseph M. Williams ; under the auspices of the Center for Applied Linguistics.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : Winthrop Publishers, [1980]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  PE1072 .S75    AVAILABLE
Description xxi, 218 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Form Also issued online.
Contents Part I: Standards -- Standard English: biography of a symbol / Shirley Brice Heath -- The rise of standard English / Margaret Shaklee -- English Orthography / Wayne O'Neil -- Part II: The new generation -- How Pablo says "love" and "stove" / Timothy Shopen -- An afterword: How English speakers say "finger" and "sing" / Timothy Shopen -- Creative spelling by young children / Charles Read -- Part III: Dialects -- Sections from Bengt Loman's "conversations in a negro American dialect" (with recorded material on side 1 of the cassette) / Timothy Shopen -- The speech of the New York City upper class (with recorded material on sides 1 and 2 of the cassette) / Geoffrey Nunberg -- Part IV: Dialect encounters standard -- On the application of sociolinguistic information: test evaluation and dialect differences in appalachia (with recorded material on side 2 of the cassette) / Walt Wolfram and Donna Christian -- An afterword: The accidents of history / Joseph M Williams.
Subject English language -- Standardization.
English language -- Dialects -- United States.
English language -- Variation.
Added Author Shopen, Timothy, editor.
Williams, Joseph M., editor.
Center for Applied Linguistics, contributor.
Other Form: Online version: Standards and dialects in English. Cambridge, Mass. : Winthrop Publishers, ©1980 (OCoLC)568754722
ISBN 0876268173

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