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Hickey, Raymond

A Dictionary of Varieties of English

Hickey, Raymond - A Dictionary of Varieties of English, ebook

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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

Keywords: English Language, Dialects, Englishes, varieties of English, linguistic analysis, New Englishes, world Englishes, English-speaking, language contact, language variation and change, English language, global forms of English, dialectology, sociolinguistics, sociology of language, international communication, intercultural communication, historical linguistics, Anglophone Studies

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
456 pages
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118584040
Printed ISBN
9780470656419

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