This is the first study that empirically investigates preposition placement across all clause types. The study compares first-language (British English) and second-language (Kenyan English) data and will therefore appeal to readers interested in world Englishes. Over 100 authentic corpus examples are discussed in the text, which will appeal to those who want to see 'real data'
The Research Unit for Variation, Contacts and Change in English, or VARIENG, is a research unit with a particular focus on variationist historical corpus linguistics and the compilation of English historical corpora. VARIENG is a part of the Department of Modern Languages at the University of Helsinki.