ERIC Number: ED408833
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Focus on the USA. Varieties of English Around the World, Volume 16.
Schneider, Edgar W., Ed.
Essays on varieties of English in the United States include: "Research Trends in the Study of American English" (Edgar W. Schneider); "Piney Woods Southern" (Lee Pederson); "Foundations of American English" (William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.); "The Comparability of Linguistic Atlas Records: The Case of LANCS an LAGS" (Lawrence M. Davis, Charles L. Houck); "Terms Used for Children's Games: Comparing DARE's Findings with Usage of Today's Youth" (Luanne von Schneidemesser); "The Dialects of the Middle West" (Timothy C. Frazer); "Dialect Change and Maintenance in a Post-Insular Island Community" (Walt Wolfram, Natalie Schilling-Estes); "A Comparison of Variation Patterns of Variables Among Sixth Graders in an Ohio Community" (Erik R. Thomas); "Perceptions Within a Variable Paradigm: Black and White Detection and Identification Based on Speech" (John Baugh); "Sex-Based Differences in Language Choice in an African-American Neighborhood in Detroit" (Walter F. Edwards); "The English Competence of Cuban Exiles: The Case of Noun Pluralization" (Frank Maas); "What Was Verbal '-s' in 19th Century African-American English?" (Michael Montgomery, Janet M. Fuller); "The Development of American Englishes: Some Questions from a Creole Genesis Perspective" (Salikoko S. Mufwene); "Historical and Contemporary Distribution of Double Modals in English" (Barbara A. Fennell, Ronald R. Butters); "American College Slang" (Connie Eble); and "Where the Worst English Is Spoken" (Dennis R. Preston). (MSE)
Descriptors: Black Dialects, Child Language, Code Switching (Language), College Students, Community Characteristics, Comparative Analysis, Contrastive Linguistics, Creoles, Cubans, Cultural Context, Diachronic Linguistics, Elementary Secondary Education, English, English (Second Language), Ethnic Groups, Form Classes (Languages), Games, Grade 6, Grammar, Immigrants, Interpersonal Communication, Language Attitudes, Language Maintenance, Language Planning, Language Research, Language Role, Language Teachers, Language Usage, Language Variation, Lexicography, Minority Groups, Morphology (Languages), Neighborhoods, Public Policy, Reference Materials, Regional Characteristics, Regional Dialects, Sex Differences, Standard Spoken Usage, Teacher Education, Urban Areas
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Identifiers - Location: Michigan (Detroit); Ohio; United States