Dialects in Schools and Communities, Second Edition

Carolyn Temple Adger, Walt Wolfram, & Donna Christian

Published by Taylor & Francis


This book describes dialect differences in American English, explores the impact in education and daily life for dialect speakers, and outlines issues facing educational practitioners working with these students. Bringing together the practical concerns of educators with the insights of sociolinguists, this updated report is designed to address important needs in a range of educational and related service fields.

This updated report is designed for audiences beyond the field of linguistics, including teachers and teacher educators, specialists in reading the writing, speech and language pathologists, and special education teachers. 2007

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