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Autor:  pat
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Data:  15/JUN/2003 9:15 AM
Assunto:  Re: International Language
 
Mensagem:  Miguel,

Time for me to point out again, that most speakers of AAVE do not speak standard english fluently. Most speakers of the English dialects- in general- are not "bilingual".

As you know, the definition of "native speaker" means learning the language and dialect at that critical very young age. Social reality is such that very, very few people learn two languages or even two dialects at that age. Certainly not the average American; upper or lower class, black, white, hispanic or whatever. A relatively small percentage of minority speakers (including remote white dialects) who become well-assimilated into mainstream culture become fluent in standard american english.

I am interested to know what social motivation causes you to want to believe that most African-Americans are native speakers of SAE?


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
International Language  –  André Oliveira  13/JUN/2003, 1:31 PM
Re: International Language  –  carol  13/JUN/2003, 1:50 PM
Re: International Language  –  pat  14/JUN/2003, 8:37 AM
Re: International Language  –  José Roberto  13/JUN/2003, 9:50 PM
Re: International Language  –  Miguel Vieira  14/JUN/2003, 10:49 AM
 Re: International Language  –  pat  15/JUN/2003, 9:15 AM
Re: International Language  –  Miguel Vieira  15/JUN/2003, 3:13 PM
Re: International Language  –  pat  15/JUN/2003, 6:28 PM
Re: International Language  –  Miguel Vieira  16/JUN/2003, 2:16 PM
Re: International Language  –  pat  16/JUN/2003, 8:04 PM
Re: International Language  –  Miguel Vieira  17/JUN/2003, 4:59 PM
Re: International Language  –  pat  17/JUN/2003, 6:43 PM
Re: International Language  –  Miguel Vieira  17/JUN/2003, 8:07 PM
Re: International Language  –  pat  18/JUN/2003, 8:43 AM
Re: International Language  –  Miguel Vieira  18/JUN/2003, 2:58 PM
Re: International Language  –  pat  19/JUN/2003, 8:02 AM
Re: International Language  –  Miguel Vieira  19/JUN/2003, 2:21 PM

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