By Laurie Bauer

ISBN-10: 0748613382

ISBN-13: 9780748613380

Книга An advent to overseas different types of English An creation to overseas sorts of English Книги Иностранные языки Автор: Laurie Bauer Год издания: 2003 Формат: pdf Издат.:Edinburgh collage Press Страниц: one hundred sixty Размер: 1,7 ISBN: 0748613382 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Covering sorts of English spoken in Britain, the usa, Canada, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and the Falkland Islands, this ebook exhibits how the main nationwide sorts of English have constructed and why related motives have given upward thrust to assorted results in numerous components of the area.

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With such words, it is probably less their existence which marks a text as Australian, than their concentration: many mentions of koalas and bunyips (and dingoes, kangaroos, and so on) may suggest an Australian text; an occasional mention may be found in a text from elsewhere. In this chapter we will go on to consider ways in which varieties of English around the world have acquired new words, some of which (but not all of which) will be recognised in Britain. The use of the words marks a text as belonging to a particular variety only if the words are concentrated in the text.

Southern Hiberno-English frequently replaces the dental fricatives in words like thin and that with dental plosives. Exercises 1. 4. Look at any two sectors in the diagram and provide a critique of the figure as it stands. 2. Consider the two maps provided on pages 30–1, one showing the 02 pages 001-136 6/8/02 1:26 pm Page 29 ENGLISH BECOMES A WORLD LANGUAGE 29 places in the Atlantic states of the US where bristle is pronounced with [ ] in the first syllable (from Kurath and McDavid 1961: Map 59), and the other places in England where bristle was traditionally pronounced either with [ ] or with [υ] in the first syllable (based on Kolb et al.

2. Consider the two maps provided on pages 30–1, one showing the 02 pages 001-136 6/8/02 1:26 pm Page 29 ENGLISH BECOMES A WORLD LANGUAGE 29 places in the Atlantic states of the US where bristle is pronounced with [ ] in the first syllable (from Kurath and McDavid 1961: Map 59), and the other places in England where bristle was traditionally pronounced either with [ ] or with [υ] in the first syllable (based on Kolb et al. 1979: 162). How would you explain the distribution of this pronunciation of bristle in the USA?

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