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The Resource Creole and dialect continua : standard acquisition processes in Belize and China (PRC), Genevieve Escure, (electronic resource)

Creole and dialect continua : standard acquisition processes in Belize and China (PRC), Genevieve Escure, (electronic resource)

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Creole and dialect continua : standard acquisition processes in Belize and China (PRC)
Title
Creole and dialect continua
Title remainder
standard acquisition processes in Belize and China (PRC)
Statement of responsibility
Genevieve Escure
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Although there is a substantial amount of linguistic research on standard language acquisition, little attention has been given to the mechanisms underlying second dialect acquisition. Using a combination of function-based grammar and sociolinguistic methodology to analyze topic marking strategies, the unguided acquisition of a standard by speakers of nonstandard varieties is examined in two distinct linguistic and geographical situations: in a Caribbean creole situation (Belize), with special attention to the acquisition of acrolects by native speakers of basilects, and in a noncreole situati
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Escure, Geneviève
Dewey number
417/.22
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Creole language library,
Series volume
v. 18
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  • Creole dialects
  • Dialectology
  • Language acquisition
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Grammar, Comparative and general
  • Pragmatics
  • English language
  • Chinese language
  • Belize
Label
Creole and dialect continua : standard acquisition processes in Belize and China (PRC), Genevieve Escure, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
CREOLE AND DIALECT CONTINUA; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Acknowledgments; Table of contents; Chapter 1. Introduction: Developmental Continua; Abstract; 1. General issues in linguistic change; 2. Aspects of acquisitional studies; 2.1 Universalist explanations of acquisition; 2.2 The acquisition of second dialects; 2.3 Social attitudes and language/dialect acquisition; 2.4 Linguistic bias; 3. The linguistic analysis of nonstandard dialects; 3.1 Labovian sociolinguistics; 3.2 Language in oral discourse and pragmatics; 3.3 Theoretical framework for oral discourse
Control code
ocn769188809
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 307 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781556191732
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)769188809
Label
Creole and dialect continua : standard acquisition processes in Belize and China (PRC), Genevieve Escure, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
CREOLE AND DIALECT CONTINUA; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Acknowledgments; Table of contents; Chapter 1. Introduction: Developmental Continua; Abstract; 1. General issues in linguistic change; 2. Aspects of acquisitional studies; 2.1 Universalist explanations of acquisition; 2.2 The acquisition of second dialects; 2.3 Social attitudes and language/dialect acquisition; 2.4 Linguistic bias; 3. The linguistic analysis of nonstandard dialects; 3.1 Labovian sociolinguistics; 3.2 Language in oral discourse and pragmatics; 3.3 Theoretical framework for oral discourse
Control code
ocn769188809
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 307 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781556191732
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)769188809

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