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An introduction to international varieties of English

by Laurie Bauer

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Dialects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-132) and index

    StatementLaurie Bauer
    SeriesEdinburgh textbooks on the English language
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 135 p. :
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17076631M
    ISBN 100748613374, 0748613382

    Checklist of features. English is spoken today on all five continents as a result of colonial expansion in the last four centuries or so. The colonial era is now definitely over but its consequences are only too clearly to be seen in the presence of English as an official and often native language in many of the former colonies along with more or less strongly diverging varieties which arose.   Varieties of language develop for a number of reasons: differences can come about for geographical reasons; people who live in different geographic areas often develop distinct dialects—variations of standard English. Those who belong to a specific group, often academic or professional, tend to adopt jargon that is known to and understood by Author: Richard Nordquist.

    [Book review in Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages] This book is the first of four volumes spun-off from the larger and more comprehen- sive Handbook of Varieties of English, also published by Author: Miriam Meyerhoff. This coursebook is an introduction to the fascinating range of regional and social varieties encountered around the world. Comparing grammatical phenomena, the book analyses the varieties in depth, identifying patterns and Varieties of English: A Typological Approach Peter Siemund Frontmatter More information.

    This unique collection fills a ten-year gap in studies on the nature of Australian English, and it is the first to deal exclusively with varieties of English on the Australian continent. The book. An Introduction to English Syntax Jim Miller An Introduction to English Phonology April McMahon An Introduction to English Morphology Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy An Introduction to International Varieties of English Laurie Bauer An Introduction to Middle English Simon Horobin and Jeremy Smith 01 pages i-x prelims 29/1/03 Page ii.


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