ARTS1691 - Standard vs Non-Standard English
  • Verb Tense and Aspect
    • E.g. “I did it” vs “I done it”
  • Subject Verb Agreement
    • E.g. “She wasn’t there” vs “She weren’t there”
  • Subject Duplication
    • E.g. “My husband is out” vs “My husband he’s out”
  • Multiple Negation
    • E.g. “I don’t want any” vs “I don’t want none”
  • Double Comparative
    • “She’s smarter” vs “She’s more smarter”
  • Intrusive ‘what’
    • E.g. “She’s happier than I am” vs “She’s happier than what I am”
  • Adverb Morphology
    • E.g. “He’s really stupid” vs “He’s real stupid”
  • Demonstratives
    • E.g. “I like those ones” vs “I like them ones”