By Joyce Penfield
Chicano English can rightly be acknowledged to be, in its assorted forms, the main common ethnic dialect of U.S. English, spoken via huge sections of the inhabitants within the American Southwest. It represents a kind of speech stated via E. Haugen as a ‘bilingual’ dialect, having built out of a strong Spanish-English environment. of their e-book, the authors offer a entire exam of Chicano English, devoting specific emphasis to the social components settling on its attribute positive aspects and makes use of. certain cognizance is given to the query of homogeneity as opposed to ordered edition inside Chicano English, to good points of pronunciation and grammar, to its communicative services, to the evaluative attitudes of its audio system and others and, ultimately, to its makes use of in literature and the media. despite its significance, Chicano English has been insufficiently documented; this monograph is meant to give a contribution in the direction of redressing the stability.
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Las Cruces serves not only as a center for vast surrounding farm and ranch areas, but also as an educational and intellectual center. Small farming com munities lie between Las Cruces and El Paso. These communities are similar to agricultural communities in the Lower Valley because their populations are over 90% Chicano while Anglos make up the power elite (Ornstein et al. 1976:2). El Paso-Cd. Juárez have a combined popula tion of over one million with Juárez having over 700,000 itself. Some recognize that El Paso has shifted from a "homogeneous southern city 24 CHICANO ENGLISH: AN ETHNIC CONTACT DIALECT to a California-like hodge-podge" (Adams 1963:1-2).
And yet differences can also be recognized within their ethnic group which cut across regions and residential patterns. Social variation within the Chicano community is directly linked to the level of edu cation and employment. At least four major groups can be distinguished: upper class, middle-class, working class, and migrants. Each social group generally has a different set of contacts with Anglo and Mexican communities. These differences are fundamental to an approach to ChE or SW Sp since they typically influence patterns of linguistic variation, language use, language shift, bilingualism, and code-switching.
Chicano English: An ethnic contact dialect by Joyce Penfield