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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (30 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2016.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
In Process Record.
Film
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2016.
Summary, etc.:
What do you call a big road where you drive fast: highway, parkway, freeway, or something else? How do you pronounce the word "beeń: with the vowel in "sit,"see,"or "set́? Take a quiz and see where your linguistic usages place you on the American dialect map. Delve into how linguists who study dialects - sociolinguists, dialectologists, and dialect geographers - get data to make their dialect maps, and how they decide where to draw dialect lines.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: English language--Study and teaching--Foreign speakers.
Genre: North American Studies
Educational films.

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