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A Handbook of Varieties of English

A Multi-Media Reference Tool

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Published by Mouton de Gruyter .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dialectology,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • English-speaking countries,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • English,
  • Language,
  • Variation,
  • Linguistics,
  • English language,
  • Dialects,
  • Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBernd Kortmann (Editor), Edgar W. Schneider (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages2388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9017441M
    ISBN 103110175320
    ISBN 109783110175325

      English language - English language - Varieties of English: The abbreviation RP (Received Pronunciation) denotes what is traditionally considered the standard accent of people living in London and the southeast of England and of other people elsewhere who speak in this way. RP is the only British accent that has no specific geographical correlate: it is not possible, on hearing someone .   The Handbook is by far the most thorough reference work on phonology and the first-ever comprehensive overview of the morphology and syntax of varieties of English in the world. The Handbook consists of a two volume book accompanied by an interactive CD-ROM. The genuine speech samples and interactive maps of the CD-ROM not only supplement the Author: Bernd Kortmann, Edgar W. Schneider, Kate Burridge.

    The Handbook is by far the most thorough reference work on phonology and the first-ever comprehensive overview of the morphology and syntax of varieties of English in the world. The Handbook consists of a two volume book accompanied by an interactive CD-ROM. The genuine speech samples and interactive maps of the CD-ROM not only supplement the Format: Tapa dura. The Oxford Handbook of the History of English takes stock of recent advances in the study of the history of English, broadening and deepening the understanding of the field. It seeks to suggest ways to rethink the relationship of English's past with its present, and make transparent the variety of conditions and processes that have been.

    As the most documented language in human history, English holds a unique key to unlocking some of the mysteries of that uniquely human endowment: language. Yet the field of World Englishes has remained somewhat marginal in linguistic theory and vice versa. This collection calls for more direct and mutually constructive engagement with current linguistic theories, questions, and methodologies. A Handbook of Varieties of English Volume 2: Morphology and Syntax Edited by Bernd Kortmann Kate Burridge Raj end Mesthrie Edgar W. Schneider Clive Upton Mouton de Gruyter Berlin • New York. Contents of volume 2 Contents of volume 1 x Abbreviations •._ xv General introduction 1File Size: KB.


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With more than original contributions authored by widely acclaimed specialists in the field, this two-volume handbook is by far the most comprehensive reference work on phonology and the first-ever comprehensive overview of the morphology and syntax of varieties of English in the : Bernd Kortmann.

The Handbook of World Englishes is a collection of newly commissioned articles focusing on selected critical dimensions and case studies of the theoretical, ideological, applied and pedagogical issues related to English as it is spoken around the world.

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) which describes the pronunciation variants of Author: Christian Mair. The Handbook of World Englishes is a collection of articles on the cross-cultural and transnational linguistic convergence and change of the English language.

Now in its second edition, this Handbook brings together multiple theoretical, contextual, and ideological perspectives, and offers new interpretations of the changing identities of world Englishes (WE) speakers and examines the current Cited by: [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.

The Handbook of English Pronunciation presents a comprehensive exploration of English pronunciation with essential topics for applied linguistics researchers and teachers, including language acquisition, varieties of English, historical perspectives, accent’s changing role, and connections to discourse, technology, and pedagogy.

Provides thorough descriptions of all elements of English. The definitive reference work on World Englishesfully revised, expanded, and updated The Handbook of World Englishes is a collection of articles on the cross-cultural and transnational linguistic convergence and change of the English language.

Now in its second edition, this Handbook brings together multiple theoretical, contextual, and ideological perspectives, and offers new interpretations. The plural form 'Englishes' conveys the diversity of English as a global language, pinpointing the growth and existence of a large number of national, regional and social forms.

The global spread of English and the new varieties that have emerged around the world has grown to be a vast area of study. ‘This book offers a unique exploration of morphosyntactic variation across varieties of English from a functional typological perspective.

It is a meticulously designed textbook, and a treasure trove of new insights into vernacular Englishes worldwide.’Author: Peter Siemund.

In postcolonial regions, English is widely used as a second language (L2). Some L2 varieties in postcolonial regions (e.g. Tanzania, India) and contiguous regions (e.g. Nepal, Sri Lanka) are currently undergoing indigenization without significantly displacing local languages and lingua francas, while others (e.g.

Singapore) are starting to shift towards greater numbers of native speakers Cited by: 3. Dialects are linguistic varieties that may differ in pronunciation, vocabulary, spelling and the classification of varieties of English only in terms of pronunciation, see regional accents of English.

Dialects can be defined as "sub-forms of languages which are, in general, mutually comprehensible." English speakers from different countries and regions use a variety of different.

Mouton de Gruyter. pages. ISBN With more than original contributions authored by widely acclaimed specialists in the field, this two-volume handbook is by far the most comprehensive reference work on phonology and the first-ever comprehensive overview of the morphology and syntax of varieties of English in the world.

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Schneider, Kate Burridge, Bernd Kortmann, Rajend Mesthrie, Clive Upton. Table of contents for A handbook of varieties of English: a multimedia reference tool. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.

Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. He is the editor of The Handbook of Language Contact (Wiley-Blackwell, ), and the author of a number of books, including Eighteenth-Century English: Ideology and Change (), Varieties in Writing (), and Irish English in Today’s World ().

He has also published over articles on various issues within the field of linguistics. Varieties Of English book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This new edition of the best selling, topic-based introduction to spo /5(5).

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With more than original contributions authored by widely acclaimed specialists in the field, this two-volume handbook is by far the most comprehensive reference work on phonology and the first-ever comprehensive overview of the morphology and syntax of varieties of English in the world.

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