Language as a Local Practice

Language as a Local Practice

by Alastair Pennycook

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ISBN-13: 9781136932786
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/05/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 168
File size: 748 KB

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Language as a Local Practice 2. 'Press 1 for English': Practice as the ‘Generic Social Thing’ 3. The Reverend on Ice Again: Similarity, Difference and Relocalization 4. Talking in the City: The Linguistic Landscaping of Locality 5. Kerala Tuskers: Language as Already Local 6. Alibangbang and Ecologies of Local Language Practices. 7 "Molding Hearts… Leading Minds… Touching Lives" Practice as the new discourse? 8. Conclusion: Language as a Local Practice

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