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 field * Includes definitions both for the varieties of English and regions they feature, and for terms and concepts derived from a linguistic analysis of these varieties * Explores 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 decades * Creates 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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