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John Honey
Children in working class would be at a social disadvantage if they couldn't learn to change their accents/dialects when necessary.
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Bernstein (1971)
Restricted and elaborated codes. Working-class children use restricted code and middle-class children use elaborated.
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Milroy
open and closed networks. Rated from 1 to 5, 1 = less close ties. 5 = close ties.
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Cheshire (1980s)
Reading study. Identified 11 non-standard features and established 2 sets of girl groups. Group A used taboo language whereas group B did not.
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Petyt
Focused on 'h' dropping
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Labov
New York toy store study. See if the 'r' was pronounced in "fourth floor". Also did Martha Vineyard study which showed that people modify the way they speak to fit in.
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Fox
Identified MEYD
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Sebba
Code switching. Occurs when a speaker changes between 2 or more languages, in the context of a single conversation.
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Rosewarne
Influence of EE may completely take over RP in the future
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Trudgill (1974)
Norwich study. Women use standard language, men non-standard.
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Bainbridge
Liverpool. elocution lessons should be taught in schools to allow them to speak 'properly'
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