Carmen Fought, PhD

Carmen Fought, PhDProfessor of Linguistics


Area of Expertise:

  • Bilingualism
  • Bilingual education
  • Chicano language
  • Dialects
  • Ebonics
  • English in Los Angeles
  • ESL
  • Intercultural communication
  • Latino language
  • Language change
  • Language and ethnicity
  • Language and gender
  • Language policy
  • Language prejudice
  • Learning language
  • Linguistics
  • Official language
  • Phonology
  • Slang
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Spanish in Los Angeles
  • Language classes
  • Valley girls

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