Featured Linguist!

Jost Gippert: Our Featured Linguist!

"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



Donate Now | Visit the Fund Drive Homepage

Amount Raised:

$33723

Still Needed:

$41277

Can anyone overtake Syntax in the Subfield Challenge ?

Grad School Challenge Leader: University of Washington


Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info


New from Oxford University Press!

ad

What is English? And Why Should We Care?

By: Tim William Machan

To find some answers Tim Machan explores the language's present and past, and looks ahead to its futures among the one and a half billion people who speak it. His search is fascinating and important, for definitions of English have influenced education and law in many countries and helped shape the identities of those who live in them.


New from Cambridge University Press!

ad

Medical Writing in Early Modern English

Edited by Irma Taavitsainen and Paivi Pahta

This volume provides a new perspective on the evolution of the special language of medicine, based on the electronic corpus of Early Modern English Medical Texts, containing over two million words of medical writing from 1500 to 1700.


Book Information

   

Title: English with an Accent
Subtitle: Language, Ideology and Discrimination in the United States, 2nd Edition
Written By: Rosina W Lippi-Green
URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415559119/
Description:

Since its initial publication, English with an Accent has provoked debate and
controversy within classrooms through its in-depth scrutiny of American
attitudes towards language. Rosina Lippi-Green discusses the ways in which
discrimination based on accent functions to support and perpetuate social
structures and unequal power relations.

This second edition has been reorganized and revised to include:

-new dedicated chapters on Latino English and Asian American English
-discussion questions, further reading, and suggested classroom exercises,
-updated examples from the classroom, the judicial system, the media, and
corporate culture
-a discussion of the long-term implications of the Ebonics debate
-a brand-new companion website http://www.routledge.com/cw/lippi-green-
9780415559119/ with a glossary of key terms and links to audio, video, and
images relevant to the each chapter's content.

English with an Accent is essential reading for students with interests in
attitudes and discrimination towards language.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
Review: Read the review
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Issue: All announcements sent out by The LINGUIST List are emailed to our subscribers and archived with the Library of Congress.
Click here to see the original emailed issue.

Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415559103
ISBN-13: 9780415559102
Pages: 360
Prices: U.S. $ 150.00
U.K. £ 95.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415559111
ISBN-13: 9780415559119
Pages: 360
Prices: U.K. £ 26.99
U.S. $ 45.95