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Autor:  pat
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Data:  04/MAI/2003 9:51 AM
Assunto:  Re: African American Vernacular English (AAVE)
 
Mensagem:  Dear Miguel, Not to touch off another battle(!), but I can't quite agree that "virtually" all African-Americans are fluent in standard English. That may be the case in the North, but it isn't in the South. I grew up in Florida, and I can assure you that for the vast majority of African-Americans that I met, AAVE was their only language. As you know, the speech patterns (accent, grammar, etc) are very strong and are of course learned in infancy, whereas standard English is only encountered later on in school, and sometimes not even then. Also, in rural areas of the South, most whites do not speak standard English either - so the majority of Southerners never come in contact with standard English during their formative years. Regards, Pat


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
African American Vernacular English (AAVE)  –  Miguel Vieira  03/MAI/2003, 5:24 PM
 Re: African American Vernacular English (AAVE)  –  pat  04/MAI/2003, 9:51 AM
Re: African American Vernacular English (AAVE)  –  Miguel Vieira  04/MAI/2003, 1:35 PM
Re: African American Vernacular English (AAVE)  –  pat  05/MAI/2003, 8:21 AM
Re: African American Vernacular English (AAVE)  –  Miguel Vieira  05/MAI/2003, 12:09 PM
Re: African American Vernacular English (AAVE)  –  pat  05/MAI/2003, 2:02 PM
Re: African American Vernacular English (AAVE)  –  Miguel Vieira  05/MAI/2003, 4:50 PM
Re: African American Vernacular English (AAVE)  –  pat  06/MAI/2003, 7:53 AM
Re: African American Vernacular English (AAVE)  –  Miguel Vieira  07/MAI/2003, 2:21 PM
Re: African American Vernacular English (AAVE)  –  José Roberto  07/MAI/2003, 3:07 PM
Re: African American Vernacular English (AAVE)  –  Miguel Vieira  07/MAI/2003, 7:54 PM
Re: African American Vernacular English (AAVE)  –  José Roberto  07/MAI/2003, 8:41 PM
Re: African American Vernacular English (AAVE)  –  pat  08/MAI/2003, 8:41 AM
Re: African American Vernacular English (AAVE)  –  Miguel Vieira  08/MAI/2003, 1:45 PM
Re: African American Vernacular English (AAVE)  –  pat  09/MAI/2003, 8:21 AM
Re: African American Vernacular English (AAVE)  –  Miguel Vieira  09/MAI/2003, 3:02 PM
Re: African American Vernacular English (AAVE)  –  pat  10/MAI/2003, 8:57 AM
Re: African American Vernacular English (AAVE)  –  Miguel Vieira  10/MAI/2003, 1:24 PM
Re: African American Vernacular English (AAVE)  –  pat  12/MAI/2003, 6:15 PM
Re: African American Vernacular English (AAVE)  –  José Roberto  12/MAI/2003, 9:48 PM
Re: African American Vernacular English (AAVE)  –  pat  13/MAI/2003, 8:16 AM

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