Deterding, David

The Use and Status of Language in Brunei Darussalam

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Noor Azam Haji-Othman, James McLellan, David Deterding

Part I. Language Status

2. The Language Situation in Brunei Darussalam
James McLellan, Noor Azam Haji-Othman, David Deterding

3. The State of Indigenous Languages
in Brunei
Noor Azam Haji-Othman, Siti Ajeerah Najib

4. The Language of Shop Signs in a Modern Shopping Centre in Brunei
Susilawati Japri

Part II. Pronunciation and Grammar

5. The Role of Fast Speech in Misunderstandings in Brunei English
Ishamina Athirah

6. A Comparison of the Vowels of Brunei Mandarin and Beijing Mandarin
Shufang Xu

7. Comprehension of Aspect Markers by Brunei Malay L1 Learners
Aznah Suhaimi, Noor Azam Haji-Othman

Part III. Language Choice

8. The Attitudes of University Students Towards Their Native and Non-native English Speaking Lecturers in Brunei
Debbie G. E. Ho

9. Patterns of Language Choice and Use in Interactions Among Foreign Workers in Brunei Darussalam: A Preliminary Study
Fatimah Chuchu, James McLellan

10. Courtroom Discourse: A Case Study of the Linguistic Strategies in Brunei Courtrooms
Hjh Masmahirah Hj Mohd Tali

Part IV. Discourse

11. Politeness Strategies of Bruneian Malay Youths in Compliment Speech Acts
Kamsiah Abdullah

12. The Discourse of Online Texts in Brunei: Extending Bruneian English
Alistair Wood

13. Identity Representation in Press Releases of a Brunei-Based Banking Institution
Mayyer Ling

14. Similar Story, Different Angles? A Comparative Study of ‘Hard News’ Texts in the Malay and English Print Media in Brunei Darussalam
Sharifah Nurul Huda Alkaff, James McLellan, Fatimah Chuchu

Part V. Literature and Language in Education

15. Contemporary English and Malay Literature in Brunei: A Comparison
Kathrina Mohd Daud, Grace V. S. Chin, Maslin Jukim

16. Bilingual Education Revisited: The Role of Ugama Schools in the Spread of Bilingualism
Noor Azam Haji-Othman

17. Changing Patterns of Education in Brunei: How Past Plans Have Shaped Future Trends
Gary M. Jones

Keywords: Linguistics, Asian Languages

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