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Linguistics quiz 3 - Term 4(Quiz#3 Key Terms 1*Influences(British African French Yiddish etc on and examples of various American dialects that were

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Term 4 (Quiz #3) Key Terms 1. *Influences (British, African, French, Yiddish, etc.) on and examples of various American dialects that were studied- British: English, Also contributed to Southern Dialect due to Southern Children going to boarding school in England. African: Influenced Gullah and Southern English. French: French Louisiana, Cajuns from Canada spoke French and speak a dialect of it in Louisiana. Yiddish: Schlep. . Word used in New York Dialect and has been picked up by other ethnic groups 2. *Key ideas of key authors from the readings 3. Gullah (C.P. 89-‐91; Text 175~178) - Language made from African languages and 17 th and 18 th century English. Has 200,000 speakers. Most of its vocabulary is English and elements of its grammar and pronunciation come from African languages. Pidgin created by slaves so that they could communicate. Turned into a creole. Still spoken by a large African community living on Sea Islands. 4. Southern English (Text 116-‐119- Different regions of the South have different dialects. Ex: Hints of Scottish Irish in Southern Appalachia. Due to Founder Effect- Groups from all over the world settled in different parts of the Southern region. Also a cultural mix. In the antebellum South, families sent their children to boarding schools in
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2012 for the course LIN 2000 taught by Professor Wilson,a during the Summer '09 term at University of Florida.

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Linguistics quiz 3 - Term 4(Quiz#3 Key Terms 1*Influences(British African French Yiddish etc on and examples of various American dialects that were

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