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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
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

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Varieties of English around the world -- G40


Dewey Decimal Class
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PE2751 .I58 2007

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p. cm.

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