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  1. English Accents and Dialects

    An Introduction to Social and Regional Varieties of English in the British Isles, Fifth Edition

    By Arthur Hughes, Peter Trudgill, Dominic Watt

    Series: The English Language Series

    English Accents and Dialects is an essential guide to contemporary social and regional varieties of English spoken in the British Isles today. Together with invaluable overviews of numerous regional accents and dialects, this fifth edition provides a detailed description of key features of...

    Published April 27th 2012 by Routledge

  2. World Englishes

    2nd Edition

    By Gunnel Melchers, Philip Shaw

    Series: The English Language Series

    World Englishes, Second Edition provides you with an engaging overview of the global variations in vocabulary, grammar, phonology and pragmatics of English as it is used worldwide.It introduces you to the principles of linguistics variation and provides coverage on the roots of English (...

    Published May 27th 2011 by Routledge

  3. International English

    A guide to the varieties of Standard English, 5th Edition

    By Peter Trudgill, Jean Hannah

    Series: The English Language Series

    From Scotland to Singapore, Canada to the Channel Islands, Namibia to New Zealand and beyond, International English takes you on a fascinating journey through the varieties of Standard English spoken around the world. Comparisons across the varieties provide a comprehensive guide to differences in...

    Published May 30th 2008 by Routledge

  4. The English Writing System

    By Vivian J Cook, Vivian J Cook

    Series: The English Language Series

    English is increasingly becoming the world's lingua franca. If we are not native speakers of one of the many varieties of English, then we may be students of English, or use English regularly for academic or business purposes. The English Language series, which is international in focus, aims to...

    Published January 30th 2004 by Routledge

  5. A Cultural History of the English Language

    By Gerry Knowles

    Series: The English Language Series

    This book presents a new interpretation of the history of English. Access to large corpuses of English has allowed scholars to assess the minutiae of linguistic change with much greater precision than before, often pinpointing the beginnings of linguistic innovations in place and time. The author...

    Published May 30th 1997 by Routledge

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