ERIC Number: ED032298
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969-May
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American Dialects for English Teachers. Interim Report.
Davis, A. L., Ed.
This report is designed to aid the college instructor preparing prospective English teachers in the area of dialect studies. It includes a general description of the nature of dialect, teaching suggestions, and an extensive annotated bibliography. The articles which make up the report are as follows: "Historical, Regional and Social Variation" by Raven I. McDavid, Jr.; "The Study of Dialects" by N. Louanna Furbee; "Suggestions for Teaching American Dialects" by A. L. Davis; "Problem Areas in Grammar" by William Card and Virginia Glenn McDavid; "Speech Samples of Disadvantaged Children" by N. Louanna Furbee, Emily Pettigrew Norris, and Dagna Simpson; "Abbreviated Checklist of Lexical Items in Dialects" by A. L. Davis; and "A Checklist of Significant Features for Discriminating Social Dialects" by Raven I. McDavid, Jr. (Author)
Descriptors: Diachronic Linguistics, Dialect Studies, Dialects, Disadvantaged Youth, English Instruction, Grammar, Inservice Teacher Education, Language, Language Usage, Nonstandard Dialects, North American English, Regional Dialects, Social Dialects, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
A. L. Davis, Center for American English, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Ill. 60616 (free or on loan)
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Illinois State-Wide Curriculum Study Center in the Preparation of Secondary English Teachers, Urbana.