Title: World Englishes
Subtitle: A Resource Book for Students, 2nd Edition
Series Title: Routledge English Language Introductions
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
Author: Jennifer Jenkins
Hardback: ISBN: 0415466113 9780415466110 Pages: 272 Price: U.S. $ 105.00
Paperback: ISBN: 0415466121 9780415466127 Pages: 272 Price: U.S. $ 32.95
Note: This is a re-issue of a previously announced book.
Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students.
-is a comprehensive introduction to the subject
-covers the major historical and sociopolitical developments in world Englishes, from the reign of Queen Elizabeth I to the present day
-explores current debates in world Englishes from English in postcolonial America and Africa, and Asian Englishes in the Outer Circle, to Creole development in the UK and US, English as a Lingua Franca, and the teaching and testing of World Englishes
-draws on a range of real texts, data and examples, including articles from the New York Times, Straits Times and The Economist, emails, texts and transcripts of speech
-provides classic readings by some of the key names in the discipline including David Crystal, David Graddol, Ngugi Wa Thiong'o, Alastair Pennycook, and Henry Widdowson.