Pidgins_and_creoles_2011 - So far So far Dialects in...

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So far… Language in contact Dialects in contact
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Pidgins, Creoles, and Other Objects of Wonder
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Pidgin A “ reduced language” that results from extended contact between groups of people with no language in common ; it evolves when they need some means of verbal communication, perhaps for trade , but no group learns the native language of any other group for social reasons that may include lack of trust or close contact. Creole It has a jargon or a pidgin in its ancestry; it is spoken natively by an entire speech community.
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- Colonialism (19 th century): racist imperialism - Slavery (e.g. plantations): Slaves were separated from the people of their community and mixed with people of various other communities, therefore they were unable to communicate with each other . - The strategy behind this was so they couldn't come up with a plot to escape back to their land. - There is always a dominant language
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This note was uploaded on 09/11/2011 for the course LING 210 taught by Professor Adrianamolina-munoz during the Spring '11 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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Pidgins_and_creoles_2011 - So far So far Dialects in...

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