Discover the full panoply of American regional words, phrases, and pronunciations with DARE. This digital edition of the respected usage dictionary features audio, interactive maps, and insights into the DARE Survey (conducted 1965-1970).
Surveys a range of topics and approaches in the study of language variation and use in society. Includes insights from anthropology, social psychology, the study of discourse and power, conversation analysis, theories of style and styling, language contact and applied sociolinguistics.
This textbook describes patterns in the sentence structure, sound system, word formation and word use in AAE, and examines topics such as education, speech events in the secular and religious world, and the use of language in literature and the media to create black images. (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2002)
Presents grammatical variation in spontaneous spoken English, mapping 235 features in 48 varieties of English and 26 English-based Pidgins and Creoles in eight Anglophone world regions. Provides perspectives on the data sets in the open-access Electronic World Atlas of Varieties of English as well as large-scale comparisons and synopses.