Dialect

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  • Slang And Dialect Research Paper

    slang and dialect are treated as unsatisfactory forms of communication. The emphasis on proper English in the classroom neglects to acknowledge the diversity of the speakers who constitute the Diaspora of English. Consequently, many English speakers do not even know the difference between slang and dialect, and are unaware of how their own speech is affected. For instance, if a young person were to say “I ain’t got no homework today”, this may be interpreted as slang and the parent might respond “Don’t they teach you better than that in school?” The distinction between standard, proper English and slang, vernacular, or dialectic English is one which can be confusing and misunderstood. The difference between slang…

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  • Dialect Quiz Analysis

    A Closer Look at the Dialect Quiz Dialects differ in different parts of the country. There are even minor differences in dialects in different parts of the same state. Dialects differ depending on cultures. Depending on where you 're from and where you 've lived in the United States, you probably say things a little differently than people from other parts of the country. Josh Katz created a dialect quiz called “How Y’all, Youse, and You Guys Talk” which became popular at one of the nation’s…

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  • Hull Dialect Analysis

    Description and Analysis of some features of the Hull accent and dialect and how these features differ from Standard English I. Introduction When foreign learners come to the UK at the first time, they are usually surprised to discover that the native speakers seem to speak faster than expected and be different in many ways from the English the foreign learners have learned. It is possibly differences of pronunciation that will directly shock them, foreign learners may also pay attention to…

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  • Essay On Phonological Dialect

    Throughout any language, there are various dialects which follow a set of rules and could be considered a standard for that language. However, not all dialects are viewed equally and many are judged based on the idea of a dominate dialect of a language (Goldstein & Iglesias, 2001). This way of thinking has caused discrepancies when evaluating children with dialects for phonological disorders. Differences in dialects can and have been incorrectly interpreted as a phonological disorder when not…

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  • Language: Dialect And Accent

    Language vs Dialect vs Accent • Language is a collection of dialects that are usually linguistically similar used by different social groups who choose to say that they are speakers of one language which functions to unite & represent them to other groups. • Dialect deals with vocabulary, grammar, phonology, pronunciation, etc. • Accent deals with pronunciation and phonology • Regional variation 1. A variety of a language spoken by a particular group based on region (caused by geographical…

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  • Difference Between Language And Dialect

    Dialect exists in every language and it is a part of spoken language in every culture, butdefinitions of this term tend to vary a little.Edward J. Vajda explains the meaning of dialect by underlining the difference between language and dialect. First of all, he claims that the crucial role occupies the “mutual intelligibility” of two various language forms. It means that when the speakers of two particular language forms can understand each other they use dialects, not two separate languages…

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  • Dialect Leveling And Language Change

    meaning of dialect levelling in the broader context of the language change. Going through specific study cases this work will identify the factors that causes dialect accommodation phenomenon and the effect that this is having on identities of local communities. Analyze geographical factors and social-psychological implication will give us a clearer picture of the dialect continue change that has been occurring in Britain, and it’s consequences. Dialect leveling is an inevitable consequence…

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  • Dialect: Simply Correct Or Standard English?

    radio and in many other everyday situations. Language can also be standard or diverse as not everyone speaks the same dialect, type or form of English as everyone else. Depending on what purpose language is being used for, a person will quite often change from using standard English, mainly used for academic and formal purposes, to a less standard form or dialect for informal purposes and professional purposes, as some professions have their own dialect…

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  • Dialect In The Classroom: Linguistic Research

    The issue of dialect and education and, in particular, what dialect is correct to use in the classroom has generated a debate in schools. “Linguistic research defines a dialect, or language variety, as a variety of a language that is associated with a particular regional or social group.” Contrary to popular belief, dialect is not a lesser or ungrammatical way of speaking. All dialects are logical even though they may vary in pronunciation, grammar, or vocabulary (Godley, Sweetland, Wheeler,…

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  • Differences And Similarities Between Received Pronunciation And Cockney Dialect

    “Language variation means that a given language like English is not one uniform and homogeneous system, but that it contains many, slightly or strongly diverging subsystems or varieties.” (Dirven 2004: 204) In order to understand the term variety different concepts must be defined. This essay discusses the differences and similarities of the concepts of accent and dialect. While the first part of this essay deals with the term accent, the second part deals with its contrast term, the dialect.…

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