Speech, Language, Learning, and the African American Child

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Premised on recognition of African American language as a legitimate linguistic system, this volume compares and contrasts African American English and White English speech, discusses pedagogical methods dictated by cultural differences, and evaluates implications for classroom practice. It also di

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The Knowledge Base of African American
Past and Persenh
Native Speaker Intuitions and Grammaticality

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Van Keulen of San Francisco State University

Weddington of San Jose State University

Debose of California State University, Hayward

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