World Englishes: Critical Concepts in Linguistics, Volume 3

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Kingsley Bolton, Braj B. Kachru
Taylor & Francis, 2006 - English language - 544 pages
 

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Contents

Introduction to Volume III
1
English in Europe whose language which culture?
7
Your language my language or English? The potential language choice in communication among nationals of the European Union
18
EuroEnglish perspectives on an emerging variety on the mainland of Europe from commentators in Sweden Austria and England
43
Introduction English in South America the other forgotten continent
53
The educational role and status on English in Brazil
61
English in Argentina a sociolinguistic profile
79
Some economic aspects of the use of English in the Thai tourism industry
92
Standards codification and sociolinguistic realism the English language in the outer circle
239
Stylistic variability and not speaking normal English some postLabovian approaches and their implications for the study of interlanguage
268
Describing the phonology of nonnative varieties of a language
296
Power and politics in the content of grammar books the example of India
321
The power of words pressure prejudice and politics in our vocabularies and dictionaries
333
Dictionaries and the stratification of vocabulary towards a new lexicography for Philippine English
346
Codification norms models and standards
379
A national language academy? Debate in the new nation
381

English in Indonesia
113
English in Vietnam
118
English in Japanese society language within language
129
Chinese Englishes from Canton jargon to global English
146
A chapter of English teaching in Korea
171
The history of the lesserknown varieties of English
180
Paradigms of description
199
Descriptive linguistics and the study of English
201
International communication and the concept of nuclear English
216
Reference grammars and pedagogical grammars
230
Virtues and vices in the American language a history of attitudes
413
Regional norms for English
432
Standards and the standard language
455
The printed word in the Englishspeaking world
461
The question of standards in the international use of English
472
The spread of English and sacred linguistic cows
482
Language varieties and standard language
499
Liberation linguistics and the Quirk concern
510
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