American English: Dialects And Variation, 2nd Edition (language In Society, Vol. 25)

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Brand: Blackwell Publishing
SKU: DADAX1405112662
ISBN : 1405112662

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This book provides a very readable, up-to-date description of language variation in American English, covering regional, ethnic, and gender-based differences.

  • contains new chapters on social and ethnic dialects, including a separate chapter on African American English and more comprehensive discussions of Latino, Native American, Cajun English, and other varieties,

  • includes samples from a wider array of US regions

  • features updated chapters as well as pedagogy such as new exercises, a phonetic symbols key, and a section on the notion of speech community

  • accessibly written for the wide variety of students that enrol in a course on dialects, ranging from students with no background in linguistics to those who may wish to specialize in sociolinguistics

Author : Walt Wolfram
ISBN : 1405112662
Language : English
No of Pages : 468
Edition : 2
Publication Date : 9/2/2005
Format/Binding : Paperback
Book dimensions : 8.9x5.98x1.1
Book weight : 0.02

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