Saturday, November 7, 2009

African American Vernacular English AAVE

Some resources available online for AAVE:

Summary Statement of AAVE by Labov: file:///Users/christinekane/Desktop/aavestatementlabov.htm

The grammar of urban African American Vernacular English by Walt Wolfram

Do You Speak American? (PBS)

CAL Center for Applied Linguistics

Language Varieties with Syntax Charts


  1. Thanks so much for putting these resources up! I have been needing them badly. I think this whole Blog site is so cool I just wish I could feel better!! I would create some stuff of my own to go up.

  2. The Thinkers: Teachers offered a lesson in urban vernacular