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LINGUIST List 22.2315

Wed Jun 01 2011

Books: Applied Ling/Lang Acquisition/Socioling: Mukherjee, Hundt (Eds)

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        1.     Paul Peranteau , Exploring Second-Language Varieties of English and Learner Englishes: Mukherjee, Hundt (Eds)

Message 1: Exploring Second-Language Varieties of English and Learner Englishes: Mukherjee, Hundt (Eds)
Date: 29-May-2011
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Exploring Second-Language Varieties of English and Learner Englishes: Mukherjee, Hundt (Eds)
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Title: Exploring Second-Language Varieties of English and Learner
Englishes
Subtitle: Bridging a paradigm gap
Series Title: Studies in Corpus Linguistics 44
Published: 2011
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=SCL%2044

Editor: Joybrato Mukherjee
Editor: Marianne Hundt
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027287144 Pages: 228 Price: Europe EURO 90.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027287144 Pages: 228 Price: U.S. $ 135.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027223203 Pages: 228 Price: U.K. £ 90.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027223203 Pages: 228 Price: U.S. $ 135.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027223203 Pages: 228 Price: Europe EURO 95.40
Abstract:

The articles in this volume are intended to bridge what Sridhar and
Sridhar (1986) have called the 'paradigm gap' between traditional SLA
research on the one hand and research into institutionalised second-
language varieties in former colonial territories on the other. Since
both learner Englishes and second-language varieties are typically
non-native forms of English that emerge in language contact
situations, it is high time that they are described and compared on an
empirical basis in order to draw conceptual and theoretical
conclusions with regard to their form, function and acquisition. The
present collection of articles places special emphasis on empirical
evidence obtained from large-scale analyses of computerised corpora
of learner Englishes (such as the International Corpus of Learner
English) and of second-language varieties of English (such as the
International Corpus of English). It addresses questions such as 'Are
the phenomena we find in ESL and EFL varieties features or errors?' or
'How common and wide-spread are features across contact varieties
of English?'

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition
                            Sociolinguistics
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng )

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