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Vowel Length From Latin to Romance

By Michele Loporcaro

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Letter Writing and Language Change

Edited By Anita Auer, Daniel Schreier, and Richard J. Watts

This book "challenges the assumption that there is only one 'legitimate' and homogenous form of English or of any other language" and "supports the view of different/alternative histories of the English language and will appeal to readers who are skeptical of 'standard' language ideology."


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Title: English in New Cultural Contexts: Reflections from Singapore
Written By: Joseph A Foley
Zhiming Bao
Thiru Kandiah
Anthea F. Gupta
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This book explores the spread of English as a world language and the different ways in which the language has developed and adapted in new sociocultural contexts.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0195884159
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 352 p
Prices: $16.95