Student: Antonio Ruiz
Facilitator: Emilio Suarez
By means of methods of the type employed by Labov; we are now able to correlate linguistic features with social class accurately and thereby obtain a clearer picture of social dialect differentiation.
a) Linguistics have known for a long time that different dialects and accents are related to differences of social-class background.
b) Speakers of the highest social class employ the dialect we have called standard English.