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    Dialects

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    The Dialects of American English Before I learn sociolinguistics class‚ I think it is quite difficult to tell what the difference between language and dialect is. But‚ after I had learned I found out that language is something that mankind use to communicate to each other. Language is a big word. It concludes dialect‚ vernacular‚ and so on. Nevertheless‚ dialect is the language that use only in idiolect‚ only use in their group. For me‚ I think that there are many dialects in each country. For

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    gyung sang region dialect. My dad was born and raised jealla area till he got married so my dad and his all family speak jealla region dialect. These two region dialects have pretty different accents. I speak the standard Korean because I born and raised Seoul. Also‚ since my mom and dad speaks different dialects‚ I am able to speak my parents’ directs consciously. As I grow up‚ I realized that people in these two area have different characteristics in society. That is related to dialect and social prejudice

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    Patidarangia Dialect

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    SYNOPSIS The problem to be investigated: The dialect of Palashbari (Palashbaria) and Pati Darrang (Patidarrangia) : A comparative study. Introduction: Because of some political‚ social‚ cultural and geographical causes‚ if a particular area with certain language is not communicated in a regular basis‚ then the language of that area forms regional dialects. The Assamese language which is used and spread in a large area of both the two banks of the Brahmaputra valley also gives birth to various

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    Social Dialects

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    Social dialects Rothstain and S.Rothstain (2009)‚ they difined dialect a an aspect of language that refers to variation in pronunciation‚ words and‚ grammar of a specific language and as a part of every language‚ resulting from geographic‚ occupational and social differences. Read(1986)‚ said that dialect can be divided into social and regional varieties. Regional dialects are difened geographically; social dialect are difined by socioeconomic and sociocultural characteristics

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    Dialect and Accents

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    Strong accents and dialects are dying out because of the world today needs standard clear communication where everyone speaks and writes in the same way. It is better not to reveal your wealth and status with your accent. Discuss with reference to your own regional voice. We all speak with an accent and we all speak a dialect these include both the Standard English dialect and the Modern Non-standard Dialects. There are variations of accents according to a speaker’s age‚ gender‚ ethnicity and social

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    Regional Social Dialects

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    Week 4 Lecture Regional & Social Dialects WHAT CAN YOU TELL ABOUT THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THESE SPEAKERS? Notes on Examples  Reasonable (even accurate) guesses about speaker’s various characteristics e.g. socio-economic or educational background esp. for English accents in Britain • With distinctive regional accent  origin even from short utterance Holmes (2008) p. 127 3 Characteristics of Speech • Remember? No two people speak the same! – ∞ sources of variation e

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    Dialect Continuum

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    A dialect continuum is a range of dialects spoken across a large geographical area‚ differing only slightly between areas that are geographically close to each other‚ and gradually decreasing in mutual intelligibility as the distances become greater. Dialects separated by great geographical distances may not be mutually comprehensible. According to the Ausbausprache - Abstandsprache - Dachsprache paradigm‚ these dialects can be considered Abstandsprachen (i.e.‚ as stand-alone languages). However

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    Example Of Dialect Essay

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    A)Dialects are a natural ‚ invevitable part of cultural and regional differences in American society. Discuss one or two examples of dialects seen in the video.(Please no more than 2 examples.) Example 1 BOSTON WOMAN: I was engaged for awhile to a “Yalie” who sounded like a Yalie to me‚ although he had a trace of a Southern accent. I thought sort a Bill Faulkner‚ Truman Capote accent‚ you know‚ when you’re twenty you don’t‚ you know‚ make these distinctions and I went home to

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    prerogative of young people and generally sound old in the mouth of and older person. Slang is so ephemeral; vocabulary can be a real give-away of you are trying to guess a person´s age on the telephone or radio. AGE AND SOCIAL DIALECT DATA • Social Dialect= research has provided a great deal of information about patterns of pronounciation and grammar for different age groups. • Social Dialectologists= found adolescents use the highest frequencies of vernacular forms‚ especially

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    African American Dialect

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    Vernacular‚ Black English Vernacular(BEV)‚ or Black Vernacular English (BVE)—is a variety (dialect‚ ethnolect‚ and sociolect) of American English‚ most commonly spoken today by urban working-classand largely bi-dialectal middle-class African Americans.[1] Non-linguists sometimes call it Ebonics (a term that also has other meanings and connotations). It shares parts of its grammar and phonology with the dialects of the Southern United States. Several creolists‚ including William Stewart‚ John Dillard

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