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Developing a sociolinguistic voice?: Students and linguistic descriptivism

McKinney, Carolyn and Swann, Joan (2001). Developing a sociolinguistic voice?: Students and linguistic descriptivism. Journal of Sociolinguistics, 5(4) pp. 576–590.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-9481.00167
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Abstract

The research discussed in this paper forms part of a larger project on academic literacies in a UK OPen University distance-tuaght undergraduate course on the English language (U(ZS)210 'The English Language: past, present and future'. This paper focusses on responses from students in three broad contexts: England, Singapore and Greece, to a section of the course on 'Varieties of English'.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 1360-6441
Extra Information: Listed in the journal as a dialogue rather than an article.
Keywords: descriptivist; relativist; academic literacies;
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Centre for Language and Communication
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 1012
Depositing User: Users 12 not found.
Date Deposited: 19 May 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:45
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/1012
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