ERIC Number: ED067907
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
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Culture, Class, and Language Variety: A Resource Book for Teachers.
Davis, A. L., Ed.
Eleven articles illustrating linguistic and methodological considerations concerning culture, class, and language variety are compiled in this text. It is suggested that a familiarity with the ideas in this book will enable teachers of the disadvantaged to improve their linguistic perspectives and teaching skills. The articles include: (1) "Historical, Regional, and Social Variation," (2) "Culture, Class, and the Disadvantaged," (3) "Phonetics and Phonemics, (4) "The Suprasegmental Phonemes of English," (5) "Problem Areas in Grammar," (6) "A Checklist of Significant Features for Discriminating Social Dialects," (7) "Nonverbal Communication," (8) "English Problems of Spanish Speakers," (9) "Some Notes on Acadian English," (10) "Language Learning and Teaching," and (11)"Transcriptions." A bibliography is included. (RL)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Basic Skills, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Influences, Cultural Traits, Dialect Studies, Dialects, Ethnic Groups, Grammar, Interference (Language), Minority Group Children, North American English, Phonemics, Phonetics, Regional Dialects, Social Dialects, Sociolinguistics, Spanish Speaking
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Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Champaign, IL.
Note: Revised edition