• Dialects and the Fallacy of Blackboard Grammar

  • By: John McWhorter
  • Narrated by: John McWhorter
  • Length: 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Release date: 12-20-04
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: The Great Courses
  • 5.0 (4 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Understanding language change and how languages differ helps us see that what is often labeled "wrong" about people's speech is, in fact, a misanalysis.
©2004 The Great Courses (P)2004 The Great Courses
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By C. Miller on 04-28-17

Superb -- in both content and delivery !!!

I have long been a fan of McWhorter, after first reading "Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold History of English".

This short lecture is equally satisfying, and thoroughly enjoyable!

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