The form of the English language widely accepted as the usual correct form: children often use native forms at home and speak standard English at school
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- The use of standard English characterizes the upper classes.
- The official language is standard English - patois is very rarely spoken today.
- Standard English, with correct grammar, is spoken in formal situations.
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Syllabification: stand·ard Eng·lish
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