The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
This collection is a pioneering work on language policy and planning in South Asia. It provides reflection not only on the English language situation in Pakistan but also on the role of English in the larger area of South Asia. It will help to bring countries in the region onto a single platform and share their views and experiences in English Language Teaching.