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Speaking American: A History of English in the United States

By Richard W. Bailey

"Takes a novel approach to the history of American English by focusing on hotbeds of linguistic activity throughout American history."


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Language, Literacy, and Technology

By Richard Kern

"In this book, Richard Kern explores how technology matters to language and the ways in which we use it. Kern reveals how material, social and individual resources interact in the design of textual meaning, and how that interaction plays out across contexts of communication, different situations of technological mediation, and different moments in time."


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Title: Language and Region
Written By: Joan C. Beal
Series Title: Intertext
Description:

The Intertext series has been specifically designed to meet the needs of
contemporary English Language Studies. Working with Texts: a core
introduction to language analysis (second edition 2001) is the foundation
text, which is complemented by a range of 'satellite titles.' These provide
students with hands-on practical experience of textual analysis through
special topics, and can be used individually or in conjunction with Working
with Texts.

Language and Region:
DT provides an accessible guide to regional variation in English

DT covers topical issues including loss of regional diversity and attitudes
to regional accents and dialects examines the use of dialect in media,
advertising and the tourist industry

DT outlines the main linguistic characteristics of regional accents and
dialects in terms of regional pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar

DT is accompanied by a supporting website

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415366003
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 136
Prices: U.S. $ 80.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415366011
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 136
Prices: U.S. $ 23.95