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Trinidad & Tobago: Defending Our Dialect

“I doh know bout alyuh, but I love to talk Trinidadian Creole English all de time”: Karel Mc Intosh suggests that “an educational approach to Creole must start by raising the level of awareness of what Creole languages are, how they came into being, who speaks them and what their relationship is to other languages. Linguistic study does not make value judgments, so why should we?”

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