ERIC Number: ED061759
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
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The Language of Man. Book 5.
Littell, Joseph Fletcher, Ed.
This textbook part of "The Language of Man" series, is intended for use in grade 11 and above. Its four sections, each of which contains several articles, deal with body language, developing vocabulary, the dialects of English (including features on New England, Midwestern, and Southern speech, Yiddish, Kentucky speech, the talk of the Pennsylvania Dutch, and pidgin English), and the mass media (including movies, television, and the ideas of Marshall McLuhan). The style is informal, and the book is extensively illustrated. (JK)
Descriptors: Body Language, Commercial Television, Communication (Thought Transfer), Critical Thinking, Dialects, English Education, Film Study, Language, Language Arts, Mass Media, Paralinguistics, Secondary School Students, Television, Textbooks, Vocabulary Development
McDougal, Littell & Company, P. O. Box 1667, Evanston, Illinois 60204 ($7.90)
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: McDougal, Littell & Co., Evanston, IL.
Identifiers: McLuhan (Marshall)
Note: The Language of Man series