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Dialects Aren't ‘Bad English' — They're Patterns
Graduate student Jessica Hatcher discusses the importance of educating teachers and others about language variation.
Research Examines ‘SHtriking' Sound Change in Raleigh
NC State graduate student Eric Wilbanks studies how sounds change in speech. In one of his latest projects, the M.A. in linguistics candidate honed in on (str) retraction, or when /s/ is spoken more like /sh/ in (str) clusters (e.g., "SHtreet").
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Studying language in North Carolina is like dying and going to Dialect Heaven.
- Walt Wolfram
Linguistics research at NC State puts students on the cutting-edge of the field. Whether they are collecting data from one of our many field sites both in and out of North Carolina, learning advanced analytical methods from our decorated and interdisciplinary faculty, or traveling the country to present at professional conferences, our students practice and preach #ThinkAndDo.
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