ERIC Number: ED061756
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
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Dialects and Levels of Language.
Littell, Joseph Fletcher, Ed.
This textbook, part of "The Language of Man" series, has two sections. The first section on dialects of English tells what dialects are and details the speech patterns of Kentucky, the Pennsylvania Dutch, Yiddish, and pidgin English. The second section discusses levels of language such as informal, formal, and technical language, slang, jargon, and gobbledygook. The style is informal. The book is aimed at secondary school students. (JK)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Dialects, English Education, Language, Language Arts, Language Styles, Secondary Education, Textbooks
McDougal, Littell & Company, P. O. Box 1667, Evanston, Illinois 60204 ($5.95)
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Authoring Institution: McDougal, Littell & Co., Evanston, IL.
Note: The Language of Man series