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Speaking American: A History of English in the United States

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Language, Literacy, and Technology

By Richard Kern

"In this book, Richard Kern explores how technology matters to language and the ways in which we use it. Kern reveals how material, social and individual resources interact in the design of textual meaning, and how that interaction plays out across contexts of communication, different situations of technological mediation, and different moments in time."


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Title: Focus on Canada
Edited By: Sandra Clarke
Description:

A welcome addition to our linguistic knowledge of English-speaking Canada, topics range from general issues in Canadian lexicography and orthography to sociolinguistic studies of varieties of English spoken in all major geographical areas of the country: Atlantic, Canada, Ontario, uebec and the West.

Publication Year: 1992
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1556194420
ISBN-13: 9781556194429
Pages: 296
Prices: U.S. $ 128
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027248699
ISBN-13: N/A