LIN 200 Week 3 day 2 - AAVE

What do yall want to eat why all black people like to

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Unformatted text preview:   A) older speakers –  B) younger speakers –  C) immigrants –  D) hipsters What white people do hNp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHRyl_eT5FU&feature=related What are some features of AAVE? •  What did you no>ce from the video? What are some features of AAVE? •  What did you no>ce from the video? –  “kiss they pets in the mouth” (they instead of their) –  “just about to smack the piss out this white dude” (out instead of out of) –  “we was on lunch break” (was instead of were) –  “What y’all want to eat?” (what do y’all want to eat?) –  “why all black people like to eat chicken?” (why do all black people like to eat chicken?) –  “Now, what you all been wai>ng for” (what you all have been wai9ng for) Today •  •  •  •  •  •  What is African American (Vernacular) English? Who speaks AAVE? Some features of AAVE Where did AAVE come from? Abtudes toward AAVE For next >me What is African American English? •  One of the oldest dialects of English found in the US. AAE dates back to the earliest contact between enslaved Africans and Europeans  ­ about four centuries. •  An ethnolect spoken by a majority of African Americans in the United States. •  A dialect with its own phonology, grammar, and vocabulary. •  A rule ­governed, systema>c language system like all other dialects and language varie>es. AAE vs. AAVE •  African American English refers to the full range of standard and non ­standard or vernacular varie>es used (mainly) by people of African American descent in the US. •  African American Vernacular English refers specifically to non ­standard varie>es of AAE. What s in a name? BE: Black English (1960s ­70s) Ebonics: (Ebony + Phonics) name inve...
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