The Other Tongue: English Across Cultures

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Table of Contents

Foreword to the Second Edition
Foreword to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Introduction: The Other Side of English and the 1990s 1
Pt. I English in the Global Context: Directions and Issues
1 Sociology of English as an Additional Language 19
2 English as an International Language: Directions in the 1990s 27
3 Models for Non-Native Englishes 48
4 Spread of English and Issues of Intelligibility 75
5 Bridging the Paradigm Gap: Second-Language Acquisition Theory and Indigenized Varieties of English 91
6 Testing English as a World Language: Issues in Assessing Non-Native Proficiency 108
Pt. II Nativization: Formal and Functional
7 The Africanization of English 125
8 Standard Nigerian English: Issues of Identification 148
9 Chinese Varieties of English 162
10 English in Japanese Communicative Strategies 178
Pt. III Contact and Change: Question of a Standard
11 American English: From a Colonial Substandard to a Prestige Language 211
12 American English: Quest for a Model 220
13 The Life Cycle of Non-Native Englishes: A Case Study 233
Pt. IV Literary Creativity in the Other Tongue
14 The Literary Dimension of the Spread of English 255
15 Style Range in New English Literatures 283
Pt. V Discoursal Strategies: Text in Context
16 Meaning in Deviation: Toward Understanding Non-Native English Texts 301
17 My Language, Your Culture: Whose Communicative Competence? 327
18 Culture, Style, and Discourse: Expanding Noetics of English 340
Pt. VI World Englishes in the Classroom: Rationale and Resources
19 Teaching World Englishes 355
Notes on Contributors 367
Index 369
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