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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Kim, and Dorothy Graber); (10) "The Color Line: African American Vernacular English and Computerized Grammar Checkers" (Janet Bean); (11) "Diversity: An Assignment for Basic Writing Students" (Marcia Ribble); (12) "Using Assessment Techniques in a Racially and Ethnically Diverse Classroom" (Jennifer Rene Young); and (13) "In Our Own Voices: Liberating Race from the Margins" (Judy Massey Dozier).
Completing an accurate phonetic transcription of a speaker of African American Vernacular English (AAVE) requires knowledge of the range of phonological features possible and the inherently variable nature of their actual use.
In using the phrase you know as the rhythmic basis of her poem, Cortez demonstrates the poetic potentiality of African American vernacular English.
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).
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