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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Words beginning with X are Grecian and will not be defined in this standard English dictionary.
"The trick is teaching them how to translate it into standard English when they need to ...
Hope's "Biology, linguistics and the nature of Standard English" (pp.
Citing the case of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meetings, Kavi, pointed out it is better for people to ''speak intelligibly'' in their own accents than embrace a standard English, because it reflects their Asian identities.
Never in any of the essays in this collection does anyone say that African American children do not need to learn standard English. Instead, this book speaks for the value of each child having two languages - the language of his or her community and the language of the marketplace.
Is that why you support; curriculums bridging home language and standard English?
During the Victorian era, the representation of the speech of lower class characters as standard English in novels using dialect bothered many critics.
American public education is based on standard English, and the commerce of the information society is based on standard English.
Fisher's position on the rise of standard English is that it was the result of deliberate planning and management; it was not something which just happened.
They must not be placed at further disadvantage in the competition for higher education and jobs by being required to learn Ebonics, while children of other ethnic backgrounds are mastering standard English, advanced mathematics and, yes, computers.
Standard English: "This table is within arm's reach of the chicken-wings buffet."
(Using standard English can get the ordinary citizen a job, a life, an opportunity or two.) But black vernacular is emphatic, improvisational and context-dependent.

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