World Englishes: The Study of New Linguistic Varieties

World Englishes: The Study of New Linguistic Varieties

by Rajend Mesthrie, Rakesh M. Bhatt
     
 

Discusses the spread of English around the world from a social and linguistic perspective.See more details below

Overview

Discusses the spread of English around the world from a social and linguistic perspective.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521797337
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/07/2008
Series:
Key Topics in Sociolinguistics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

1. History: the spread of English; 2. Structural features of New Englishes I: morphology and phrasal syntax; 3. Structural features of New Englishes II: cross-clausal syntax and syntactic theory; 4. More on structure: lexis, phonology, and optimality syntax; 5. Pragmatics and discourse; 6. Language contact and language acquisition issues in New English research; 7. Conclusion: current trends in the spread of English.

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