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by Helen Jonsen
     
 

Wherever it is spoken the English language assumes a regional character: Usage, pronunciation, and even grammar reflect the local environment and the people. This book displays the diversity of English as reflected in the Australian variety. It provides terms connected with specific situations, as well as for general conversation. Included are numerous examples of… See more details below

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Wherever it is spoken the English language assumes a regional character: Usage, pronunciation, and even grammar reflect the local environment and the people. This book displays the diversity of English as reflected in the Australian variety. It provides terms connected with specific situations, as well as for general conversation. Included are numerous examples of what makes the Australian variety so different from its American counterpart: rhyming slang.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781805391
Publisher:
Hippocrene Books, Inc.
Publication date:
05/28/1997
Series:
Hippocrene Dictionary and Phrasebook Series
Edition description:
AUS-ENG
Pages:
131
Product dimensions:
3.80(w) x 7.02(h) x 0.41(d)

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