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Identifying Standard English in the Caribbean with the formal domain and negative politeness practices (and denying the existence of negative politeness practices in creoles), she argues that English language teaching should be used as a vehicle for teaching students about the concept of formality and decorum.
I contend that in English Canada the politics of language is instrumental in the production of discourse and commonsense practices to reaffirm whiteness and the supremacy of Standard English.
I speak standard English grammar most of the time as a professor at Nottingham University - but I do it in a Teesside accent.
These limitations aside, Evolving English recommends itself as a supplement to textbooks and histories of standard English for its distinctive method of setting traditional dictionaries, grammars, and canonical masterpieces of British literature beside a rich array of witnesses to the vitality of diverse Englishes: from the vivid depiction of regional varieties of English in Chaucer's Reeve's Tale; to nineteenth-century handbooks detailing the speech of miners, rogues, and seamen; to twentieth-century satires of elocution in polite society.
Although codification is usually associated with a standard language, it is acknowledged here that Scottish Standard English defies codification as the Scots language content can be variable.
Goyder added that her voice now reflects a standard English sound.
As a result, standard English is going to absorb more forms, vocabulary structures, etc.
Published as a standard English Bible in 1611, Dr Williams said the story of the universe "can still move and even shock us".
Pidgin English should be limited to those outside classrooms, rather than sacrifice Standard English.
SINGAPORE is redoubling efforts to persuade locals to speak standard English as part of a drive to improve tourism and business.
ACCENT: This is the way a person pronounces Standard English words with the differences from different areas coming from the inflections and stresses on the word itself.

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