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Speaking American: A History of English in the United States

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Language, Literacy, and Technology

By Richard Kern

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Title: English in New Cultural Contexts: Reflections from Singapore
Written By: Joseph A Foley
Zhiming Bao
Thiru Kandiah
Anthea F. Gupta
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This book explores the spread of English as a world language and the different ways in which the language has developed and adapted in new sociocultural contexts.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0195884159
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 352 p
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