A Guide to the Varieties of Standard English 5th Revised edition
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International English by Peter Trudgill
Book DescriptionFrom Scotland to Singapore, Canada to the Channel Islands, Namibia to New Zealand and beyond, International English takes you on a fascinating journey through the varieties of Standard English spoken around the world. Comparisons across the varieties provide a comprehensive guide to differences in phonetics, phonology, grammar and vocabulary, providing a useful resource for teachers of English as a foreign language and linguistics students alike. In this fifth edition the authors have added a new discussion of what Standard English really is, as well as an outline of typologies of varieties of English including ELF 'English as a lingua franca'. This new material will be of particular interest to teachers and advanced learners of English as a foreign or second language as well as students of sociolinguistics, English language and language variation. MP3 files, ideal for use in class, at home or on the move, are free to download from our website, www.routledge.com/cw/trudgill, and feature audio examples from throughout the text. The new material, coupled with a thorough updating of the remaining text and references, ensures that International English will remain a favourite and indispensable resource for teachers and students for many years to come.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780340971611
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Hodder Arnold
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 30-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Peter Trudgill
Dialect Matters, Hardback (August 2016)
Trudgill's lively book traces the histories of dialects and accents, and defends the legitimacy of the language of ordinary people.
Further Studies in the Lesser-Known Varieties of English, Hardback (April 2015)
This book documents the lesser-known varieties of English which have been overlooked and understudied within the canon of English linguistics.
English Accents and Dialects, Paperback (April 2012)» View all books by Peter Trudgill
English Accents and Dialects provides a unique introductory guide to the regional and social varieties of English spoken in the UK and Ireland.
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Author Biography - Peter Trudgill
Peter Trudgill is Honorary Professor of Sociolinguistics at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, and Adjunct Professor at the Research Centre for Linguistic Typology at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. Jean Hannah is a freelance editor.
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