Living Lingo: VCE English Language Units 3 and 4
Debbie de Laps
with Michael Clyne
Living Lingo is a lively textbook for VCE English Language Units 3 & 4. Its contents reflect the dynamic nature of the English language. Updated for the Australian National Cuuriculum, the text is structured to reflect the course, with a section for each Area of Study in Units 3 & 4. Classroom activities as well as suggested Outcome Tasks for each Area of Study are included and are enhanced by sketches drawn from the ideas in the text. A glossary and extensive bibliography are provided.
A companion resource, English Language: A Glossary is also available through the VATE Bookshop.
Burridge K, de Laps D (2012 Apr 12)
Living Lingo. 2011 second edition—glossary;
pp 308 and 319
The explanations for Covert prestige and Overt prestige were reversed in the glossary of Living Lingo—second edition. Below are the correct definitions.
Covert prestige p308
The linguistic features that are valued by a sub-group within a community, usually associated with non-standard language, e.g., surfers, bikers.
Overt Prestige p319
The linguistic features that are recognised by the culturally dominant group, usually associated with the standard language, e.g., Standard English.