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The Amazing World of Englishes: A Practical Introduction
     

The Amazing World of Englishes: A Practical Introduction

by Peter Siemund, Julia Davydova, Georg Maier
 

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This textbook invites you on a trip around the globe, uncovering layer by layer the complex, yet intriguing facets of English spoken world-wide. The busy streets of London, the scorched vistas of Australia, the colourful and noisy landscapes of New Delhi – English can be heard everywhere. But what are the specific features of these Englishes? What cultural

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This textbook invites you on a trip around the globe, uncovering layer by layer the complex, yet intriguing facets of English spoken world-wide. The busy streets of London, the scorched vistas of Australia, the colourful and noisy landscapes of New Delhi – English can be heard everywhere. But what are the specific features of these Englishes? What cultural and sociolinguistic realities underlie their use? This textbook brings this exciting and ever-changing world of Englishes right to your door!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110266450
Publisher:
De Gruyter
Publication date:
05/30/2012
Series:
Mouton Textbook Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
289
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.02(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Peter Siemund, Julia Davydova, and Georg Maier, Universität Hamburg, Germany.

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