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There's No Such Thing as a ’Language’: McWhorter, 2015

There's No Such Thing as a ’Language’: McWhorter, 2015 | TELT | Scoop.it
The realities of speech are much more complicated than the words used to describe it.
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Languages and dialects revisited by McWhorter

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Just don't do it

Just don't do it | TELT | Scoop.it
the problem isn’t women’s speech, it’s the way women’s speech is pathologized and policed
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A linguist replies to recent nonsense on women's speech, including uptalk, apologising, body language and "just"

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Language Change in Philadelphia | William Labov

Language Change in Philadelphia | William Labov | TELT | Scoop.it

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Take a minute to hear William Labov on language change in the US.  Literally a minute, part of the University of Pennsylvania's 60 second lecture challenge by different speakers on different topics (https://www.sas.upenn.edu/60second/)

 

Here more from this major figure in modern sociolinguistics in an NPR interview

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5220090&sc=emaf

 

and the atlas of North American English can be accessed here http://www.ling.upenn.edu/phono_atlas/home.html

 

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Psychology of Language Learning: Finland 2016

The conference will address among other things such key issues in the field as

learners and teachers as individuals with all their characteristics, including self-concept, motivation, identities, beliefs, agency, emotions, strategies, styles, etc., the learning process and its outcomes, and the diversity of contexts.

As part of the conference we are proud to announce three plenary speakers:

Phil Benson, Macquarie University, Sydney, AustraliaMaggie Kubanyiova, University of Birmingham, UKSarah Mercer, University of Graz, Austria
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Follows EuroSLA; looks interesting

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Accent Tag Nation

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From Harvard to YouTube: the birth of accent tagging and what it's teaching linguists. 

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DIY sociolinguistics

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