New PDF release: English in the Caribbean: Variation, Style and Standards in

By Dagmar Deuber

ISBN-10: 1107027470

ISBN-13: 9781107027473

ISBN-10: 1316508986

ISBN-13: 9781316508985

This e-book offers an in-depth examine of English as spoken in significant anglophone Caribbean territories, Jamaica and Trinidad. in keeping with info from the overseas Corpus of English, it makes a speciality of version on the morphological and syntactic point among the informed ordinary and extra casual knowledgeable spoken utilization. Dagmar Deuber combines quantitative analyses throughout numerous textual content different types with qualitative analyses of transcribed textual content passages which are grounded in interactional sociolinguistics and up to date techniques to linguistic variety and id. The dialogue is positioned within the context of version within the Caribbean and the broader context of worldwide Englishes, and the sociolinguistic heritage of Jamaica and Trinidad is usually explored. This quantity can be of curiosity to scholars and researchers drawn to the fields of sociolinguistics, international Englishes, and language contact.

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