African American Vernacular English

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Synonyms for African American Vernacular English

a nonstandard form of American English characteristically spoken by African Americans in the United States

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Yule has completely updated this undergraduate text and added new sections on language and culture, African American vernacular English, corpus linguistics, gender, gestures, slang, social markets, and speech accommodation.
In Toni Cade Bambara's short story, "The Lesson" (1972), the narrator, Sylvia, speaks and narrates in African American Vernacular English (AAVE).
Thirteen American academics contribute to a collection of research articles on African American Vernacular English (AAVE) for undergraduate and graduate students, teachers, researchers, literacy professionals and lay people.
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