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Defining American English Dialects

The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (31 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2016.

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Film
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Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2016.
Summary, etc.:
Begin with a big-picture overview of the American English dialect map, asking as we explore: What is the difference between a language, a dialect, and an accent? Discover the intricate rules governing all linguistic systems, and consider how and why some varieties of language become valued standards and others are stigmatized.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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In English
Subject: English language--Study and teaching--Foreign speakers.
Genre: North American Studies
Educational films.

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