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Author Brutt-Griffler, Janina
Title World English : A Study of its Development
Imprint Bristol : Channel View Publications, 2002
©2002
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (229 pages)
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Series Bilingual Education & Bilingualism
Bilingual Education & Bilingualism
Note Intro -- Contents -- Glossary -- Preface -- Chapter 1 Images of World English: Writing English as an International Language -- Chapter 2 The Representation of the Social in a Social Science: Methodology in Linguistics -- Chapter 3 Ideological and Economic Crosscurrents of Empire -- Chapter 4 The Contested Terrain of Colonial Language Policy -- Chapter 5 Access Denied: Containing the Spread of English -- Chapter 6 The Becoming of a World Language -- Chapter 7 Macroacquisition: Bilingual Speech Communities and Language Change -- Chapter 8 The Macroacquisition of English: New Representations in the Language -- Chapter 9 (The) World (of) English: Englishes in Convergence -- Chapter 10 Decentering English Applied Linguistics -- Appendices -- References -- Index
This text traces the history of English language spread from the 18th to the beginning of the 21st century, combining that with a study of its langauge change. It links linguistic and sociolinguistic variables that have conditioned the evolution and change of English, putting forward a new framework of language spread and change
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Brutt-Griffler, Janina World English : A Study of its Development Bristol : Channel View Publications,c2002 9781853595783
Subject English language -- Foreign countries.;English language -- English-speaking countries.;Communication, International.;Intercultural communication.;English-speaking countries
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