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The lesser-known varieties of English

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Cambridge University Press , New York
English language -- Variation -- Foreign countries, English language -- Variation -- English-speaking coun
Statementedited by Daniel Schreier ... [et al.].
SeriesStudies in English language
ContributionsSchreier, Daniel, 1971-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE2751 .L47 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23919795M
ISBN 139780521883962, 9780521710169
LC Control Number2009047109

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The Lesser-Known Varieties of English Edited by Daniel Schreier, Peter Trudgill, Edgar W. Schneider, Jeffrey P. Williams. Language endangerment is a very real factor for the vast majority of lesser-known varieties of English, and this book aims to highlight that documentation and archiving are key initial steps in revitalization and reclamation efforts.

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Language endangerment is a very real factor for the vast majority of lesser known varieties of English, and this book aims to highlight that documentation and archiving are key initial steps in revitalization and reclamation efforts.

The study of island varieties of lesser-known varieties of English (e.g. Schreier et al. ) is presently in vogue and emphasizes the great tussle between isolation, linguistic.

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This is the first ever volume to compile sociolinguistic and historical information on lesser-known, and relatively ignored, native varieties of English. The lesser-known varieties of English: an introduction / edited by Daniel Schreier [etal.].

– (Studies in English language) Includes index. isbn(hardback) – isbn(pbk.) 1. English language – Variation – Foreign countries. English language – Variation – English-speaking countries.

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This volume follows on from The Lesser-Known Varieties of English (Cambridge, ), by documenting a further range of varieties that have been overlooked and understudied. It explores varieties spoken by small groups of people in remote regions as diverse as Malta, Bermuda, the Netherlands Antilles, Brazil, the Cook Islands, and Palau.

This volume follows on from The Lesser-Known Varieties of English (Cambridge, ), by documenting a further range of varieties that have been overlooked and understudied. It explores varieties spoken by small groups of people in remote regions as diverse as Malta, Bermuda, the Netherlands Antilles, Brazil, the Cook Islands, and Palau.

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This book documents and describes the lesser-known varieties of English which have been overlooked and understudied within the canon of English linguistics.

The aim of this work is to spark further interest in systematic fieldwork and sociolinguistic documentation of minority Englishes in a postcolonial world.

Get this from a library. The Lesser-Known Varieties of English. [Daniel Schreier; Peter Trudgill; Edgar W Schneider; Jeffrey P Williams] -- Documents the linguistic properties of lesser-known varieties of English, showing their relevance for language spread and change.

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The colonial era is now definitely over but its consequences are only too clearly to be seen in the presence of English as an official and often native language in many of the former colonies along with more or less strongly diverging varieties which arose.

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