ERIC Number: ED076989
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Publication Date: 1973
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Language Attitudes: Current Trends and Prospects.
Shuy, Roger W., Ed.; Fasold, Ralph W., Ed.
Subjective reactions to language (language attitudes, beliefs, values, etc.) are the focus of this monograph. Chapters include: (1) "Sociolinguistic Correlates of Speech Style in Quebec" by Alison d'Anglejan and G. Richard Tucker; (2) "Some 'Unexpected' Reactions to Various American-English Dialects" by Bruce Fraser; (3) "Attitudes and Learning a Second Language" by John Macnamara; (4) "A Preliminary Report on a Study of the Linguistic Correlates of Raters' Subjective Judgments of Non-Native English Speech" by Leslie A. Palmer; (5) "Subjective Reactions toward Accented Speech" by Ellen Bouchard Ryan; (6) "Anatomical and Cultural Determinants of Male and Female Speech" by Jacqueline Sachs, Philip Lieberman, and Donna Erickson; (7) "Stereotyped Attitudes of Selected English Dialect Communities" by Roger Shuy and Frederick Williams; (8) "Language, Speech and Ideology: A Conceptual Framework" by David M. Smith; (9) "Some Research Notes on Dialect Attitudes and Stereotypes" by Frederick Williams; (10) "Attitudes toward Spanish and Quechua in Bilingual Peru" by Wolfgang Wolck; (11) "Objective and Subjective Parameters of Language Assimilation among Second-Generation Puerto Ricans in East Harlem" by Walt Wolfram; and (12) "Teachers' Attitudes toward Black and Nonstandard English as Measured by the Language Attitude Scale" by Orlando L. Taylor. (HS)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Bilingualism, Black Dialects, Cultural Influences, Dialect Studies, Dialects, Language Role, Nonstandard Dialects, Second Language Learning, Sociolinguistics, Stereotypes, Teacher Attitudes
Publications Dept., School of Languages and Linguistics, Georgetown University, Washington, D. C. 20007 ($3.50 paper)
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