ANTH 233/COM 233
INTRODUCTION TO LANGUAGE IN SOCIETY
Instructor: Dr. Betsy Evans
email: [email protected]
Office Hours: 10-11 Monday & Wednesday and by appointment
Office: Padelford A214
Teaching Assistants (TAs):
Chapter 5: Regional Dialects
Eliciting Dialect Forms
How do we get information about dialect variation?
_ Questionnaires, Internet
_ Interviews (recorded and not)
_ Very natural, but can be hit-and-miss
_ Need to b
Chapter 1: Dialects, Standards, and Vernaculars.
Dialect- A variety of a language associated with a particular regional or social group.
Mainstream American English (MAE)- Varieties of English that are not
characterized by a particular trait