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[Linguistics and the teaching of standard English to speakers of other languages or dialects]

Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (1969)

[Linguistics and the teaching of standard English to speakers of other languages or dialects]

by Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (1969)

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Published by Georgetown University Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.,
  • English language -- Remedial teaching.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames E. Alatis, editor.
    SeriesMonograph series on languages and linguistics -- no. 22., Monograph series on languages and linguistics -- no. 22.
    ContributionsAlatis, James E.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 267 p. ;
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16618474M

      A dialect continuum is a chain of dialects, let us say dialects 1–10, with the following property: Speakers of dialect 1 understand dialect 2 extremely well. Speakers of dialect 1 and dialect 3 understand each other rather less well, and speakers of dialect 1 and dialect 4 less well comes to a point, however, say at dialect 5. For educators who may be less interested in theoretical debates and more interested in specific classroom applications, this book will surely prove enlightening, either by itself or as a companion volume to Wolfram's recent collaboration with Natalie Schilling-Estes, "American English" (, Blackwell; an updated version of Wolfram's classic.

    Some emphasize its English origins, pointing to the fact that most of the vocabulary of Ebonics is from English and that much of its pronunciation (e.g. pronouncing final th as f) and grammar (e.g. double negatives, "I don't want none") could have come from the nonstandard dialects of English indentured servants and other workers with whom. Book Description. This practical and research-based introduction to current and effective English grammar instruction gives pre-service and in-service teachers and teacher educators a strong foundation for teaching second language grammar and helps them develop their professional knowledge and skills.

    the standard English of the textbook; that the students should all acquire this standard; and that it is sufficient for the teacher to correct any departures from the model as they occur. "Do it as I do it" is the basic instruction. Little attention is given to the question of Eta the student makes a particular departure from standard English. This book is about how language is used in the context of schooling. It demonstrates that the variety of English expected at school differs from the interactional language that students use for.


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