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English around the world

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The global spread of English has had widespread linguistic, social and cultural implications, affecting the lives of millions of people around the world. This textbook provides a lively and accessible introduction to world Englishes, describing varieties used in places as broad-ranging as America, Jamaica, Australia, Africa and Asia, and setting them within their historical and social contexts. Students are guided through the material with chapter previews and summaries, maps, timelines, lists of key terms, discussion questions and exercises, and a comprehensive glossary, helping them to understand, analyse and compare different varieties of English, and apply descriptive terminology. The book is accompanied by a useful web site, containing textual and audio examples of the varieties introduced in the text, and links to related sources of interest. Providing essential knowledge and skills for those embarking on the study of world Englishes, this is set to become the leading introduction to the subject.

Cover and all pages are clean and intact, very slight scuffing on cover.

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Author(s):
Edgar W. Schneider
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
247x175x14
EAN-13:
9780521716581
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521716581
ISBN-13:
9780521716581
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
258
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
English Around the World

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The global spread of English has had widespread linguistic, social and cultural implications, affecting the lives of millions of people around the world. This textbook provides a lively and accessible introduction to world Englishes, describing varieties used in places as broad-ranging as America, Jamaica, Australia, Africa and Asia, and setting them within their historical and social contexts. Students are guided through the material with chapter previews and summaries, maps, timelines, lists of key terms, discussion questions and exercises, and a comprehensive glossary, helping them to understand, analyse and compare different varieties of English, and apply descriptive terminology. The book is accompanied by a useful web site, containing textual and audio examples of the varieties introduced in the text, and links to related sources of interest. Providing essential knowledge and skills for those embarking on the study of world Englishes, this is set to become the leading introduction to the subject.

Cover and all pages are clean and intact, very slight scuffing on cover.

Author(s):
Edgar W. Schneider
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
247x175x14
EAN-13:
9780521716581
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521716581
ISBN-13:
9780521716581
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
258
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
English Around the World

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