From English in America to American English

From English in America to American English

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Explore how the English settlers gradually transformed themselves from colonists to American citizens, and how English in America became American English. Myriad dialects began to coalesce, and there was an explosion of linguistic creativity, especially in the creation of dialect words - Americanisms like "raccoon"and "bifocal”.
Publisher: The Great Courses,, 2016
[San Francisco, California, USA] :, Kanopy Streaming,, 2017
Characteristics: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (31 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
Additional Contributors: The Great Courses (Firm)
Kanopy (Firm)

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