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World Englishes-- problems, properties and prospects
selected papers from the 13th IAWE conference
edited by Thomas Hoffmann, Lucia Siebers.

Published 2009 by John Benjamins Pub. Company in Philadelphia, PA .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Series editor's preface: the World Englishes Conference in Regensburg 2007 : a retrospective look / Edgar W. Schneider
Acknowledgements
Introduction / Thomas Hoffmann and Lucia Siebers
I. Focus on: 1.1 Africa: Deracialising the goose vowel in South African English: accelerated linguistic change amongst young, middle class, females in post-apartheid South Africa / Rajend Mesthrie
Codifying Ghanaian English: Problems and prospects / Jemima Asabea Anderson
1.2 The Caribbean: Corpus linguistics meets sociolinguistics: Studying educated spoken usage in jamaica on the basis of the international corpus of English / Christian Mair
Rhoticity in educated Jamaican English: An analysis of the spoken component of ice-Jamaica / Ingrid Rosenfelder
Standard English in the secondary school in Trinidad: Problems, properties, prospects / Dagmar Deuber
1.3 Australia and New Zealand: Australian English as a regional epicenter / Pam Peters
Finding one's own vowel space: An acoustic analysis of the speech of Niuean New Zealanders / Laura Thompson, Catherine I. Watson and Donna Starks
1.4 Asia: Language in Hong Kong: Ten years on (1997-2007) / Jonathan J. Webster
The roles of English in Southeast Asian legal systems / Richard Powell
Not just an Outer Circle, Asian English: Singapore English and the significance of ecology / Lisa Lim
'Where's the party yaar!': Discourse particles in Indian English / Claudia Lange
Innovation in second language phonology: Evidence from Hong Kong English / Tony T.N. Hung
Intelligibility assessment of Japanese accents: A phonological study of science major students' speech / Masako Tsuzuki and Sachiko Nakamura
II. The global perspective: 2.1 Comparative studies: World Englishes between simplification and complexification / Bernd Kortmann and Benedikt Szmrecsanyi
Global feature, local norms?: A case study on the progressive passive / Marianne Hundt
The shared core of the perfect across Englishes: A corpus-based analysis / Bertus van Rooy
Word-formation in New Englishes: Properties and trends / Thomas Biermeier
2.2 New approaches: The indigenization of English in North America / Salikoko S. Mufwene
Perspectives on English as a lingua franca / Margie Berns, Jennifer Jenkins, Marko Modiano, Barbara Seidlhofer and Yasukata Yano
A discourse-historical approach to the English native speaker / Stephanie Hackert
World Englishes and Peace Sociolinguistics: Towards a common goal of linguistic understanding / Patricia Friedrich
New voices in the canon: The case for including World Englishes in literature / Jill Hallett
Index.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series
Varieties of English around the world -- G40
Genre
Congresses

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
427.009
Library of Congress
PE2751 .I58 2007

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23392441M
ISBN 13
9789027249005
LC Control Number
2009021344

History

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