Standard English


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Standard English

n.
The variety of English that is generally acknowledged as the model for the speech and writing of educated speakers, especially when contrasted with speech varieties that are limited to or characteristic of a certain region or social group.

Stand′ard Eng′lish


n.
the English language in its most widely accepted form, as written and spoken by educated people in both formal and informal contexts, having universal currency while incorporating regional differences.
[1870–75]
Translations

standard English

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Grecian and will not be defined in this standard English dictionary.
She demonstrates that while teachers were fully proficient in Standard English and also used it as their main means of instruction, they (particularly those below the age of 45) also made strategic use of Trinidadian Creole for a variety of reasons such as facilitating potentially face-threatening speech acts and "to establish realistic local context effectively" (p.
I recommend the now titled The New Fowler's Modern English Usage (first published in 1926, and now in its third edition) as an excellent and acknowledged guide to the standard English of today.
While through Lemert's influence I integrate my life experience into my teaching and research, through Acker's metaphor of "getting the man out of [one's] head," I have been encouraged to get the power of Standard English and whiteness out of my head to be able to reflect and write on the connections between Standard English, colonialism, whiteness, and the ESL immigrant experience.
I am not asking children to deny where they come from, I am saying to them there are certain situations where they need to be able to use standard English.
Giving children an ability to use standard English will certainly help their chances in life, especially if they work away from Teesside.
The importance of language to every aspect of social experiences and the effect of media practices in changing attitudes in the use of Creole versus Standard English further amplifies the need for clear Language planning in Anglophone Caribbean societies.
that students should switch into Standard English at school and make any code switching decisions when out of school, an idea that Vershawn Ashanti Young confronts in his chapter, "Should Writers Use They Own English?
Such usage also implies the superiority of standard English over other language varieties, such as Italian; only in the 1860s, when a centralized Italian state first emerged, did Tuscan gain a distinctive political function.
apartment, covering topics language learners don't get in standard English courses.
It is recognised that the present day prestige language in Scotland is Scottish Standard English (see for instance, Corbett et al.
Unless and until the curriculum is amended to accept s''s as part of standard English, then its use remains incorrect.

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