World Englishes in Asian Contexts

Hardcover (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$54.54
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $47.79
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 20%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (5) from $47.79   
  • New (3) from $47.79   
  • Used (2) from $48.90   

Overview

This is the first English-language book to focus on the electric rice cooker and the impact it has had on the lives of Asian people.

Hong Kong University Press

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"... This enlightening work... succinctly describes an astoundingly wide range of theoretical and pedagogical themes... A remarkable contribution to our better understanding of two major characteristics of contemporary English: internationalization (diffu

Hong Kong University Press

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789622097551
  • Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
  • Publication date: 5/2/2006
  • Series: Asian Englishes Today Series
  • Pages: 436
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.32 (h) x 1.37 (d)

Meet the Author

Yamuna Kachru is professor emerita of linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She specializes in theoretical and applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, South Asian linguistics, and world Englishes.

Hong Kong University Press

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Pt. I Theory, method and contexts 7
1 World Englishes today 9
2 Conceptual framework 23
3 Structural variation 35
4 Contexts and identities 51
5 Parameters of intelligibility 65
Pt. II Acquisition, creativity, standards and testing 77
6 World Englishes and language acquisition 79
7 Standards, codification and world Englishes 93
8 Creativity and innovations 109
9 Teaching and testing world Englishes 121
10 Teaching world English literatures 137
Pt. III Profiles across cultures 151
11 South Asian English 153
12 East Asian Englishes 167
13 Southeast Asian Englishes 181
14 African Englishes 197
15 African-American vernacular English 211
Pt. IV Applied theory and world Englishes 223
16 Researching grammar 225
17 Dictionaries of world Englishes 241
18 Code-mixing and code-switching 255
19 Culture and conventions of speaking 267
20 Culture and conventions of writing 283
21 Genre analysis across cultures 293
22 Power, ideology and attitudes 305
Conclusion : current trends and future directions 319
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)