Do you Speak American - Do you Speak American?...

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Do you Speak American? 25/03/2008 15:29:00 www.pbs.org/speak/about     ***PBS video glossary (will be on final)*** Dialects of US English = yours? What is a “dialect” how are dialects constituted? (e.g. geography?) Do you Speak American video with mass communication and new ways of communicating, many fear the  Maine way of speaking will disappear. o fear this because many outsiders are coming in, and this is what  causes language change aoyuh = yes o part of regional speech pattern centered in Boston dialects are identified by regional areas the lady asking a Texan where to buy a ‘ca’ or ‘car’ ENE many fear that if Americans continue to flaunt the rules of syntax and  structure it will mean the end of English American English has always been inventive magazines now called ‘zines’ descriptivists vs. prescriptivists
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2008 for the course LIN 312 taught by Professor Shield during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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