West Indians and Their Language by Peter A. Roberts
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West Indians and Their Language
By Peter A. Roberts

West Indians and Their Language

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West Indians and Their Language by Peter A. Roberts

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The book concentrates on the following topics: The different varieties of language to be found in everyday West Indian society Differences in outstanding features of individual West Indian territories Information about the historical sources of West Indian English The difficulties of representing a predominantly oral culture in writing The orthography used to represent spoken language Various features of technology adopted by West Indians in methods of communication Language and the supernatural - an additional, new section The development of language education policy Some aspects of practice in teaching and learning in West Indian schools

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521696982
ISBN-10: 0521696984
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 155mm x 16mm)
Pages: 248
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 8-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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This book is original in its conception, perspective and treatment of the languages and identities of the West Indies as a whole.

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Previous books by the author: CXC English 978 0 521 42902 3 West Indians and Their Language First Edition 978 0521 359559

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