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North Carolina Language and Life Project

North Carolina Language and Life Project

The North Carolina Language and Life Project (NCLLP) is an umbrella organization for carrying out research and educational programs in representative speech communities in North Carolina and elsewhere. In addition to basic research on language variation and change conducted in these sites, community-based dialect awareness programs have been developed in some sites, including experimental curricula for the schools and the production of video documentaries and exhibits highlighting community dialects. To hear dialects of the different speech communities, click on this research site.
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Teacher Education Editorial Board
16 years ago
This site is presented by the North Carolina Language and Life Project that
conducts research and educational programs in representative speech communities
in North Carolina and elsewhere. In addition, community-based dialect awareness
programs have been developed, including experimental curricula for schools and
the production of video documentaries and exhibits highlighting community
dialects. This site will be reviewed by the Teacher Education Editorial Board.
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Audio files from different speech communities are available for downloading and
playing in three formats: Wave audio, RealMedia, or MP3.