A Dictionary of Varieties of English (Innbundet)


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2014
Antall sider: 456
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780470656419
Kategori: Ordbøker
Omtale A Dictionary of Varieties of English
A Dictionary of Varieties of English presents a comprehensive listing of the distinctive dialects and forms of English spoken throughout the contemporary world.
Provides an invaluable introduction and guide to current research trends in the fieldIncludes definitions both for the varieties of English and regions they feature, and for terms and concepts derived from a linguistic analysis of these varietiesExplores important research issues including the transportation of dialects of English, the rise of New Englishes , sociolinguistic investigations of various English-speaking locales, and the study of language contact and change.Reflects our increased awareness of global forms of English, and the advances made in the study of varieties of the language in recent decadesCreates an invaluable, informative resource for students and scholars alike, spanning the rich and diverse linguistic varieties of the most widely accepted language of international communication

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