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The Origin and History of American Dialects

Lecture no. 7 from the course: Language and Society: What Your Speech Says About You

The Origin and History of American Dialects

Taught by Professor Valerie Fridland | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses

Discover how regional American speech is traceable to both pre-Revolutionary British dialects and to settlement patterns and immigrant groups within the North, South, and Midland regions of the U.S. Learn how linguists studying American speech use a variety of methods to measure the development of both regional dialects and social dialects within the same locale.

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