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Vowel Shifts and Regional American Speech

Lecture no. 9 from the course: Language and Society: What Your Speech Says About You

Vowel Shifts and Regional American Speech

Taught by Professor Valerie Fridland | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses

Now take a deeper look at the vowel changes affecting U.S. English, which are moving American dialects in very different directions. Observe how these changes operate like fashion trends, led mostly by the young. Identify specific vowel shifts in Southern, Northern, and Western speech, and explore the social dimensions associated with them.

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