Justine Stephens - Babbel Magazine
Articles by Justine
Do All Languages Have Inherent Value?
Languages evolve, grow, come, and go. But what does this mean for the world’s underrepresented cultures and communities?
Why Is Accent Still Strongly Associated With Class?
English-speaking accents vary throughout the world. So why are some accents considered such an important indicator of social class?
How Black Artists Influenced Today’s Music
Alongside our carefully curated playlist, this article explores how the music industry we know and love today has been shaped and guided by black music — its history, its diverse sounds, and, of course, through African American Vernacular English.
8 English Words We Can All Agree Are Beautiful
Seeking some linguistic loveliness? Looking for a lexicon of luxurious lingo? You’re in the right place.
The United States Of Accents: African American Vernacular English
What is AAVE? Where did it come from? How is it used today? All this and more are answered in this installment of the United States of Accents.