How Children With Dialectal Differences Develop & Use English

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What is the following sentence an example of?

''I might could come over later.''

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1. Which of the following is NOT true regarding dialects?

2. How many dialects are there in the United States?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To test what you know about language development in children with dialectical differences, we've assembled this worksheet/quiz. You can answer quiz questions on areas like identifying dialects and characteristics of them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on the following areas:

  • The number of dialects in the U.S.
  • A similarity between southern English and AAVE
  • An example of habitual 'be'

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding dialects and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a habitual 'be'
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on language development in children with dialectal differences

Additional Learning

Use the lesson called How Children With Dialectal Differences Develop & Use English - to get a better understanding of the following areas of study:

  • The number of major dialect areas that span North America
  • 'The Atlas of North American English'
  • A 'standard' English that is taught in American schools
  • What is AAVE
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