When introducing the central analytical skills required in linguistics to first year University students, I often attempt the following experiment. I show them these examples:
Hands my wash I.
I have went to University.
I’m awfully annoyed with that boys.
I’ll can see him tomorrow.
KeywordsMiddle Class Native Speaker Standardization Process Standard Variety Speech Community
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© Robert McColl Millar 2005