World Englishes: A Resource Book for Students / Edition 2

World Englishes: A Resource Book for Students / Edition 2

by Jennifer Jenkins
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415466113

ISBN-13: 9780415466110

Pub. Date: 07/01/2009

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students.

World Englishes:

  • is a comprehensive introduction to the subject
  • covers the major historical and sociopolitical developments in world Englishes, from the reign of Queen Elizabeth I to the present day
  • explores

Overview

Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students.

World Englishes:

  • is a comprehensive introduction to the subject
  • covers the major historical and sociopolitical developments in world Englishes, from the reign of Queen Elizabeth I to the present day
  • explores current debates in world Englishes from English in postcolonial America and Africa, and Asian Englishes in the Outer Circle, to Creole development in the UK and US, English as a Lingua Franca, and the teaching and testing of World Englishes
  • draws on a range of real texts, data and examples, including articles from the New York Times, Straits Times and The Economist, emails, texts and transcripts of speech
  • provides classic readings by some of the key names in the discipline including David Crystal, David Graddol, Ngugi Wa Thiong'o, Alastair Pennycook, and Henry Widdowson.

The accompanying website can be found at http://www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415466127

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415466110
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/01/2009
Series:
Routledge English Language Introductions Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Section A: Introduction: Key Topics in World Englishes 1. Colonialism and Postcolonialism 2. Pidgin and Creole Languages 3. English Today 4. Variation Across Nativised Englishes 5. Variation Across Mother Tongue Englishes 6. The Spread of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) 7. The Role of English in Asia and Europe 8. The Future of World Englishes Section B: Development: Implications and Issues 1. Colonialism and Postcolonialism 2. Pidgin and Creole Languages 3. English Today 4. Variation Across Nativised Englishes 5. Variation Across Mother Tongue Englishes 6. The Spread of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) 7. The Role of English in Asia and Europe 8. The Future of World Englishes Section C: Exploration: Current Debates in World Englishes 1. Colonialism and Postcolonialism 2. Pidgin and Creole Languages 3. English Today 4.Variation Across Nativised Englishes 5.Variation Across Mother Tongue Englishes 6. The Spread of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) 7. The Role of English in Asia and Europe 8. The Future of World Englishes Section D: Extension: Readings in World Englishes 1. Colonialism and Postcolonialism 2. Pidgin and Creole Languages 3. English Today 4. Variation Across Nativised Englishes 5. Variation Across Mother Tongue Englishes 6. The Spread of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) 7. The Role of English in Asia and Europe 8. The Future of World Englishes

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