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American tongues

Author: Andrew Kolker; Louis Alvarez; Trey Wilson; Center for New American Media.
Publisher: Hohokus, NJ : Center for New American Media, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : [No dot version]View all editions and formats
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A documentary about the way people talk in the United States. Portrays some of the regional, social, and ethnic differences in American speech, and the attitudes that people have about these differences. Intended to educate viewers about the nature of dialects, but it also challenges them to confront their own attitudes about language variation.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Kolker; Louis Alvarez; Trey Wilson; Center for New American Media.
ISBN: 1877989002 9781877989001 1877989088 9781877989087 1877989045 9781877989049
OCLC Number: 37656988
Credits: Music, Mac Rebennack.
Performer(s): Narrator: Trey Wilson.
Description: 1 videocassette (56 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: American tongues : a film about the way we talk
Responsibility: a videotape by Andrew Kolker and Louis Alvarez ; narrated by Trey Wilson.

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A documentary about the way people talk in the United States. Portrays some of the regional, social, and ethnic differences in American speech, and the attitudes that people have about these differences. Intended to educate viewers about the nature of dialects, but it also challenges them to confront their own attitudes about language variation.

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