Those Terrible Marks of the Beast: Non-Standard Dialect and Children's Writing

John Williamson, Frank Hardman

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Examines a wide range of writing tasks of 11- and 15-year-old students from four regions of England to establish the relative importance of nonstandard dialect as a factor in deviation from standard English norms in writing. (Author/JL).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)287-298
Number of pages12
JournalLanguage and Education
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1997

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Database: ERIC

Record type: New.

Language: English

DataStar source field: Language and Education, 1997, vol. 11, no. 4, p. 287-98, ISSN: 0950-0782.

DataStar update date: 19990101

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