'Black' English

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  • Created by: Harriet
  • Created on: 03-05-13 11:59
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  • 'Black' English
    • Pidgin
      • Lexifier language
        • Pidgin is a contact language
      • Solomon Islands
        • Mi = I/me/my
          • mifala = we/us
      • Pidgin language used in slave trade
      • Pidgin learnt by 2nd generation then the pidgin becomes mother tongue
        • Pidgin becomes a creole
          • Creoles
            • Jamaican Trinidadian Antiguian
    • Lingua Franca = used within a nation between speakers of different tongues
    • Creoles
      • Jamaican Trinidadian Antiguian
    • MEYD (Multi-ethnic youth dialect)
    • Patwal  (patois) Jamaica
      • Desmonds full black cast 1980 - spoke patwa
    • 1st generation- creole language - feel alienated
      • 2nd generation - Standard English
        • 3rd Generation - Rasta Langauge
    • Theorists
      • MEYD - Sue Fox
      • Mark Sebba and London-Jamican
      • Caribbean creole forms, cockney forms and standard English forms

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