This newly up-dated second edition provides a concise and comprehensive exploration of the complex variations to which a language is subject. The English language has spread a lot over the last few centuries and this takes a look at why.
"The book can be warmly recommended as an introductory text for all courses in universities, schools and colleges that seek to explore a wide range of general interest in language variation." -"Lore and Language
Table of Contents
Preface Conventions Speech and Writing Dialects, Accents and Standards Pidgins and Creoles Style English and the Media English in Advertising English in Literature English in the Classroom Index
Variety in Contemporary English by W.R. O'Donnell
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Taylor & Francis Ltd
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