Do You Speak American? Up North /

In this program, Robert MacNeil canvasses the North to learn firsthand about linguistic dialect zones, the tension between prescriptivism and descriptivism, the impact of dialect on grapholect, the northern cities vowel shift, the roots of African-American English, minority dialects and linguistic p...

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Corporate Authors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Infobase., MacNeil/Lehrer Productions.
Format: Video Video
Language:English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Infobase, [2005], c2005.
Series:Do you speak American
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Online Access:Available via Films On Demand
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