AAL

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AALAmerican Airlines
AALArt at the Library (Brighton Art Guild; Michigan)
AALAverage Annual Loss (insurance)
AALAnkara Ataturk Lisesi (Turkish high school)
AALAmbient Assisted Living (Europe)
AALAdd-A-Leaf (automotive modification)
AALAdelaide Airport Limited (Australia)
AALATM Adaptation Layer
AALAlaska Airlines
AALAborigines Advancement League (est. 1957; Australia)
AALActive Assisted Living (EU)
AALAdvanced Academic Literacy
AALAfrican American Language
AALAdditional Adoption Leave (UK)
AALAnimal Adoption League (est. 1992)
AALattorney at law
AALAnimation Art Ltd.
AALAdelaide Airport Ltd. (Australia)
AALAid Association for Lutherans
AALAustralasian Association for Logic (Australia and New Zealand)
AALAnimals as Leaders (band)
AALAnterior Axillary Line
AALAbove Aerodrome Level
AALAsian Aviation Logistics (Bangkok, Thailand)
AALAsynchronous Transfer Mode Adaption Layer
AALAustralian Air League
AALAalborg, Denmark - Aalborg (Airport Code)
AALAlloy Annotation Language
AALAcceptable Ambient Level
AALAnatomical Automatic Labeling (digital human brain atlas)
AALAero Acoustic Levitation
AALAssociation des Artistes Lorrains (French: Lorraine Artists' Association)
AALAmes Aeronautical Laboratory
AALApplied Action Level (environment)
AALAcceptable Ambient Limit
AALAdditional Authorizations List
AALAccount Access Layer
AALAnalog PSTN Access Line
AALActive Alarm List
AALApplication Adaption Layer
AALAcademy of Asian Leaders
AALAircraft Approach Limitation
AALAuthorized Allowance List
AALAssembly on American Literature
AALArctic Aeromedical Lab (Fort Wainwright, AK)
AALAteliers d'Art Liturgique (French: Liturgical Art Workshops)
AALAsociacion Ambientalista Llastay
AALAircraft Assignment Letter
AALAssociation des Attachés Linguistiques (French: Association of Language Staff)
AALAnti-Acronym League
AALAsiana Air Lines
AALArthur Alexander Leach (junior high school, Winnipeg, Canada)
AALAddress Alignment Logic (computer science)
AALAtelier d'Astronomie de Limoges (Astronomical Workshop of Limoges- France)
AALAgence Alsace Lorraine (French real estate agency)
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A main site of this convergence and divergence within African American language and discourse is African American literature.
As Yancy notes of AAE texts generally, Bambara's stories become "demonstrative enactments of the historical, stylistic, political, communicative, cognitive, and social ontological power of African American language" because she chooses to use AAE almost exclusively and always consciously (278).
She found that the latter students showed a 59% reduction in their use of African American language in writing.
In that study, the Academic English Mastery Program students outperformed a control group of students on the Language Assessment Measure, a test designed specifically for African American Language speakers.
This meant that the teachers used African American literature that included African American language, such as works by Virginia Hamilton, Langston Hughes, Julius Lester, Camille Yarborough, and others.
Smitherman (English, Michigan State U.) continues her study of African American Language (AAL) and her conviction that all Americans, regardless of cultural background, must appreciate the richness and linguistic conventions of AAL to be informed citizens.
The essays that follow the introduction focus on how African American language is embodied in a variety of narrative structures.
Readings in African American language; aspects, features and perspectives; v.2.
I have always thought Bop language - Ooo shoobie doobie oop ooo OO shoobie doobie oo oop, for instance - was an attempt to respeak African language still glued in our consciousness, with our history and the syntax of African American language and culture.
Some 75 selections cover a variety of topics, including language as argument, how writing changes language, technology and language, multilingual USA, African American language, language and gender, communication in deaf communities, languages and national identities, and globalizing English.
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