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Mock Spanish in Skippyjon Jones

The widely read Skippyjon Jones series of children’s picture books (Schachner 2003) presents Mock Spanish to the preschool set. Lots of material available on the website:  http://www.skippyjonjones.com/ My name is Skippito Friskito. I fear not a single bandito. My manners … Continue reading

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SKILLS website

SKILLS (School Kids Investigating Lg in Life and Society) is a project spearheaded by Mary Bucholtz and Jin Sook Lee. They have developed a curriculum to teach lg and culture to high school students. Lots of materials you can use for projects on … Continue reading

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Regional variation in pronunciation/ dialect map

This website demonstrates regional variation in pronunciation with examples of how people in different parts of the US pronounce the word “bought.” http://www.utexas.edu/courses/linguistics/resources/socioling/boughtmap/index.html Creole, Gullah* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EPGx1icFdLQ (From 5:00 or so) *Audio and video are not synched accurately.

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