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Title: World Englishes
Subtitle: A Resource Book for Students, 2nd Edition
Written By: Jennifer Jenkins
URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/World-Englishes-isbn9780415466110
Series Title: Routledge English Language Introductions
Description:

Note: This is a re-issue of a previously announced book.

Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study
and are one-stop resources for students.

World Englishes:

-is a comprehensive introduction to the subject

-covers the major historical and sociopolitical developments in world
Englishes, from the reign of Queen Elizabeth I to the present day

-explores current debates in world Englishes from English in postcolonial
America and Africa, and Asian Englishes in the Outer Circle, to Creole
development in the UK and US, English as a Lingua Franca, and the teaching
and testing of World Englishes

-draws on a range of real texts, data and examples, including articles from
the New York Times, Straits Times and The Economist, emails, texts and
transcripts of speech

-provides classic readings by some of the key names in the discipline
including David Crystal, David Graddol, Ngugi Wa Thiong'o, Alastair
Pennycook, and Henry Widdowson.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
Review: Not available for review. If you would like to review a book on The LINGUIST List, please login to view the AFR list.
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415466113
ISBN-13: 9780415466110
Pages: 272
Prices: U.S. $ 105.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415466121
ISBN-13: 9780415466127
Pages: 272
Prices: U.S. $ 32.95