This item spreading the word language and dialect in america by john mcwhorter paperback 1392 only 7 left in stock more on the way ships from and sold by amazoncom free shipping on orders over 25 details. Spreading the word language and dialect in america john mcwhorter 2000 has joined the fray with his new book spreading the word language and dialect in america this slim book only 83 pages is intended to be a general introduction to the subject of dialects for american teachers k 12 teacher educators and administrators . Super fast read and its aimed at prospective language teachers so its also super practical reading this really confirmed for me that i prefer learning history via the lens of language development how languages grow change mash together pull apart. Spreading the word language and dialect in america john h mcwhorter the idea that there is one best english is so intuitively plausible and so relentlessly inculcated in us that it is only natural to attempt to uphold this standard among our students. Spreading the word language and dialect in america mcwhorter john this short book argues that the idea that there is one best english or standard english is wrong and that nonstandard dialects are not bastardizations of standard english but alternate variations upon the basic plan of english of which the standard one
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