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Citations of Dialect Resources

JLC Journal of Language Contact
Evolution of languages, contact and discourse provides a forum for discussion of general perspectives on language change and should accept contributions of any orientation on the principle that reasoned argumentation will enrich our understanding of language contact.

Creole Talk Mailing Lists

Stanford University Library's Reference Guide for Pidgin and Creole Languages
With bibliographical information for beginners in the field.

The Creolist Archives Home Page University of Stolkhom

Westminster Creolistics Workshop on Reduplication
(London, April 9-11, 1999), a bibliography on this topic has been prepared by Silvia Kouwenberg and Mikael Parkvall.The bibliography currently includes around 300 titles arranged under eight headings,as follows:

For Those With a Sense of Humor:
The Dialectizer If you like Pig Latin--this one will have you laughing

Adger, C., Christian, D., & Taylor, O. (1999). Making the Connection: Language and Academic Achievement Among African American Students. Washington, DC and McHenry, IL: Center for Applied Linguistics and Delta Systems.

Christian, D. (1994). Vernacular Dialects in U. S. Schools. ERIC Digest. Washington, DC: ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics.

Christian, D. (1997). Vernacular Dialects and Standard American English in the Classroom. ERIC Minibib. Washington, DC: ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics.

Center for Applied Linguistics Ebonics Information Page.

Carolyn Temple Adger is a Program Associate at the Center for Applied Linguistics in Washington, DC. For more information, contact her at 202-429-9292, or at: by electronic mail.

Adger, C. T. (1997). Issues and implications of English dialects for teaching English as a second language. TESOL Professional Paper #3. Alexandria, VA: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc.

Adger, C. T. (1998). Register shifting with dialect resources in instructional discourse. In S. Hoyle and C. T. Adger (Eds.), Kids talk: Strategic language use in later childhood, pp. 151-169. New York: Oxford.

Alvarez, L. and A. Kolker. Producers (1987). American tongues. New York: Center for New American Media.

American Speech. A publication of the American Dialect Society. Tuscaloosa: the University of Alabama Press.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Position on Language Variation. (1983). ASHA, 25, 22-23.

Bauer, L., & Trudgill, P. (Eds.). (1998). Language myths. New York: Penguin.

Baugh, J. (1999). Out of the mouths of slaves: African American language and educational malpractice. Austin: University of Texas Press.

Carver, C. (1987). American regional dialects: A word geography. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Cassidy, F. G. (General Ed.). (1985, 1991, 1996). Dictionary of American regional English, (Vols. 1-3). Cambridge: Harvard University Press, Belknap.

Christian, D. (1986). American English speech recordings. Washington, DC: Center for Applied Linguistics. (Available at the Library of Congress, Washington, DC)

Christian, D. (In press). Reflections of language heritage: Choice and chance in vernacular English dialects. In P. Griffin, J. Peyton, W. Wolfram, & R.W. Fasold (Eds.), Language in action: New studies of language in society. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton.

Christian, D., Wolfram, W., & N. Dube. (1988). Variation and change in geographically isolated speech communities. Publication of the American Dialect Society No. 74. Tuscaloosa: U. of Alabama Press.

Delpit, L. (1995). Other people's children: Cultural conflict in the classroom. New York: The New Press.

Eble, C. (1996). Slang and sociability: In-group language among college students. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press

Fasold, R. (1984.) The sociolinguistics of society. Oxford, England: Basil Blackwell.

Ferguson, C., & Heath, S. B. (Eds.). (1981). Language in the USA. Cambridge: Cambridge.

Fordham, S. (1998). Speaking standard English from nine to three: Language as guerrilla warfare at Capital High. In S. Hoyle & C. T. Adger (Eds.), Kids talk: Strategic language use in later childhood, pp. 205-216. New York: Oxford.

Gadsden, V. L., & Wagner, D. A. (Eds.). (1995). Literacy among African-American youth: Issues in learning, teaching, and schooling. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Heath, S. B. (1983). Ways with words. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Labov, W. (1972). Language in the inner city: Studies in the Black English Vernacular. Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania Press.

Leap, W. (1993). American Indian English. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press.

Lippi-Green, R. (1997). English with an accent: Language, ideology, and discrimination in the United States. London: Routledge.

Lucas, C., & Borders, D. G. (1994). Language diversity and classroom discourse. Norwood, NJ: Ablex.

Mufwene, S., Rickford, J., Bailey, G., & Baugh, J. (Eds.). (1998). African American Vernacular English. New York: Routledge.

Preston, D. R. (Ed.). (1993). American dialect research. Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Rickford, J., & Green, L. (1998). African American vernacular English. New York: Cambridge.

Vernon-Feagans, L. (1996). Children's talk in communities & classrooms. Cambridge, MA and Oxford, England: Blackwell.

Wiley, T. G. (1996). Literacy and language diversity in the United States. Washington, DC and McHenry, IL: Center for Applied Linguistics and Delta Systems.

Wolfram, W. (1990). Incorporating Dialect Study into the Language Arts Class. ERIC Digest. Washington, DC: ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics.

Wolfram, W., & Schilling-Estes, N. (1997). Hoi toide on the outer banks: The story of the Ocracoke Brogue. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press.

Wolfram, W., & Schilling-Estes, N. (1998). American English: Dialects and variation. Oxford: Basil Blackwell.

Wolfram, W., Adger, C. T., & Christian, D. (1999). Dialects in Schools and Communities. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

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