Essays about: "non-standard usage"

Found 2 essays containing the words non-standard usage.

  1. 1. Automatic phonological transcription using forced alignment : FAVE toolkit performance on four non-standard varieties of English

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Valeria Sella; [2018]
    Keywords : Forced alignment; FAVE; phonological transcriptions; English varieties; sociophonetics; speech recognition; phonological annotation; speech data;

    Abstract : Forced alignment, a speech recognition software performing semi-automatic phonological transcription, constitutes a methodological revolution in the recent history of linguistic research. Its use is progressively becoming the norm in research fields such as sociophonetics, but its general performance and range of applications have been relatively understudied. READ MORE

  2. 2. Non-Standard "-ed" Forms of Selected Irreguslar Verbs: A Corpus-based Study of Present-day American English

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Eric Wikström; [2013-06-28]
    Keywords : irregular verbs; -ed forms; non-standard usage; present-day American English; past participle; preterit; COCA Corpus of Contemporary American English ; standardization; variation; AAVE African America Vernacular English ; SWVE Southern White Vernacular English ;

    Abstract : This is a corpus-based study which aims to survey the parallel use of non-standard preterit and past participle "-ed" forms in a group of irregular verbs (namely "blow", "grow", "know", and "throw") in Present-day American English and to determine in what media, style registers, and text types such non-standard verb forms occur. The data for this analysis is provided by the Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA) which comprises texts from the period of 1990 - 2010. READ MORE