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Linguistics and the teaching of standard English to speakers of other languages or dialects

Round Table Meeting on Linguistics and Language Studies (20th 1969 Georgetown University)

Linguistics and the teaching of standard English to speakers of other languages or dialects

report of the twentieth Annual Round Table Meeting on Linguistics and Language Studies

by Round Table Meeting on Linguistics and Language Studies (20th 1969 Georgetown University)

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Published by Georgetown University in Washington (D.C.) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJames E. Alatis, editor.
SeriesMonograph series on languages and linguistics -- no. 22
ContributionsAlatis, James E., Georgetown University. School of Languages and Linguistics.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20014687M

Hymes, Dell. (). Foundations in Sociolinguistics: An Ethnographic Approach. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. Labov, William. (). The Logic of Nonstandard English. In J. Alatis (Ed.), Linguistics and the Teaching of Standard English to Speakers of Other Languages and Dialects (Monograph Series on Languages and Linguistics. Linguistics is the scientific study of language. It involves analysing language form, language meaning, and language in context. The earliest activities in the documentation and description of language have been attributed to the 6th-century-BC Indian grammarian Pāṇini who wrote a formal description of the Sanskrit language in his Aṣṭādhyāyī.

  At this point, a lot of people tend to get swept up by technical differences between dialects and languages. Some invoke the s quip by the linguist Max Weinreich – that ‘a language is a dialect with an army and a navy’, implying that what most distinguishes languages and dialects is political legitimacy and power. Pidgins and creoles. of the Oakland School Board’s resolution on Ebonics and the value of ESL-based approaches to the teaching of ‘Standard American English to speakers of other dialects ”. She also illustrates the benefits of using a contrastive approach to the teaching of SAE to Ebonics speakers.

Speakers of non-standard dialects learned the conventions of these dialects by hearing other speakers speak them, just as the speakers of standard dialects learned the conventions of their dialects. They are no more speaking the standard wrong than the speakers of the standard dialect are speaking their dialect wrong. Overview of English Accents. The basic premise of sociolinguistics is that language is variable and ever-changing. As a result, language is not uniform or constant. Rather, it is varied and inconsistent for both the individual user and within and among groups of speakers who use the same : Ashley Crossman.


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TITLE Standards and Dialects in English. INSTITUTION Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, D.C. PUB DATE 80 NOTE p.; For a companion volume, see FL File Size: 2MB. Linguistics is the scientific study of language. It involves analysing language form, language meaning, and language in context.

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On the other hand, speakers of closely related languages can still communicate to a certain extent when each uses his own mother tongue. Thus, the criterion of intelligibility is quite relative. In more-developed societies the distinction between dialects and related languages is easier to make because of the existence of standard languages.

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The ways in which this language is used—e.g., in administrative matters, literature, and economic life—lead to the minimization of linguistic variation.

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Speakers of creole languages experience educational disadvantage in schools that teach in the standard language of their region, but there remain many misconceptions about why this is the case and.When comparing two dialects or accents, one possibility is to see one of them as deviating from the other.

A biased view of non-standard dialects often starts this way: the speakers of these dialects are seen as just making mistakes with the standard when what they say is non-standard.

But of course, this is not what is actually happening.Teaching Standard English to Speakers of Creole in Jamaica, West Indies. In James E. Alatis, ed., Report of the 20th Annual Round Table Meeting on Linguistics and Language Studies: Linguistics and the Teaching of Standard English to Speakers of Other Languages or Dialects,