World Englishes Paperback with Audio CD: Implications for International Communication and English Language Teaching

World Englishes Paperback with Audio CD: Implications for International Communication and English Language Teaching

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by Andy Kirkpatrick
     
 

This book (with accompanying CD) describes selected varieties of World Englishes within the framework of ELT and validates the role of multilingual and multicultural ELT teachers.See more details below

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This book (with accompanying CD) describes selected varieties of World Englishes within the framework of ELT and validates the role of multilingual and multicultural ELT teachers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521616874
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Edition description:
BOOK & CD
Pages:
268
Sales rank:
503,518
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements     viii
Introduction     1
The Framework     5
Key sociolinguistic concepts     5
Key linguistic terms     16
Models of World Englishes     27
Variation and Varieties     39
Variation and impurity in British English     39
The powerful variety: American English     55
A younger 'cousin' and indigenous identity     69
Englishes of the subcontinent     85
Voices from Africa     101
Englishes of South-East Asia - colonial descendants?     119
Emerging Englishes: Hong Kong and China     137
English as a lingua franca     155
Implications     171
Summary of key themes     171
Implications for English language teaching     184
Transcripts of samples of varieties of English     198
References     231
Author index     249
Subject index     252

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