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Vowel Length From Latin to Romance

By Michele Loporcaro

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Letter Writing and Language Change

Edited By Anita Auer, Daniel Schreier, and Richard J. Watts

This book "challenges the assumption that there is only one 'legitimate' and homogenous form of English or of any other language" and "supports the view of different/alternative histories of the English language and will appeal to readers who are skeptical of 'standard' language ideology."


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Title: Ebonics
Subtitle: The Urban education Debate
Edited By: David Ramirez
Terrence G. Wiley
Gerda de Klerk
Enid Lee
Wayne E. Wright
Series Title: New Perspectives on Language & education
Description:

This collection of papers, comments, and documents traces the distant and
recent history of the Ebonics debate in the USA. The book examines how,
despite increasing access to public education over the past century,
schools continue to impose language standards and expectations on children
that methodically privileges some, while disadvantaging others.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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ISBN: 185359797X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 224
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ISBN: 1853597961
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 224
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