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Canadian Language:. Canadians speak not only languages, but also dialects of those languages. We each have an idiolect, and are members of a variety of dialectical communities. Idiolect. The distinct ways I speak: At home:I “scarf chips on my couch”. At school: I “eat potato chips”.

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Canadian language

Canadian Language:

Canadians speak not only languages, but also dialects of those languages


We each have an idiolect and are members of a variety of dialectical communities

We each have an idiolect, and are members of a variety of dialectical communities


Idiolect

Idiolect

  • The distinct ways I speak:

    At home:I “scarf chips on my couch”.

    At school: I “eat potato chips”.

    With professors:

    I “injest trans-fat laden convenience food”.


Do you know the regina dialect

Do you know the Regina dialect?

Who is the 13th man?


Reginans know that the 13 th man lives in riderville

Reginans know that the 13th man lives in Riderville!


How can i pick out dialect

How can I pick out dialect?


Pronounciation is it zed or zee

PronounciationIs it “zed” or “zee”?


Vocabulary

Vocabulary

Couch?

Sofa?

Chesterfield?


Semantics what words mean

Semantics(What words mean)

When is dinner?

12:00 or 6:00


Syntax the way words are put together

Syntax(The way words are put together)

Which would you say?

Where are you going? Where are you going to?


Usage how and when words are used

Usage(How and when words are used)

Police Officers?

Cops?

RCs?

The Fuzz?


And then there s canadianisms

And then there’s Canadianisms

Words developed by Canadians

KDBeater

Keener


Speaking canadian

Speaking Canadian

There’s more to it than you think, eh?


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