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


New from Oxford University Press!

ad

Words Onscreen

By Naomi S. Baron

Words Onscreen "explores how technology is reshaping our understanding of what it means to read."


New from Cambridge University Press!

ad

Communication Accommodation Theory

Edited by Howard Giles

Most people modify their ways of speaking, writing, texting, and e-mailing, and so on, according to the people with whom they are communicating. This fascinating book asks why we 'accommodate' to others in this way, and explores the various social consequences arising from it.


Summary Details


Query:   Language and Identity in Singapore
Author:  mari rhydwen
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Sociolinguistics

Summary:   I WOULD LIKE TO EXTEND MY PERSONAL THANKS TO EACH AND EVERYONE WHO HAVE
REPLIED TO DR. MARI RHYDWEN'S QUERY ON MY BEHALF ON THE SUBJECT OF LANGUAGE
AND IDENTITY IN SINGAPORE. THEY ARE:

1. WENDY BOKHORST-HENG
2. ANTHEA FRASER GUPTA
3. CAROL CHAN
4. GAN WEE KEONG
5. PATRICIA KILROE
6. ADRIAN

THE FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF THE RESOURCES THAT WERE GIVEN BY ALL OF YOU:

1. HTTP://WWW.LEEDS.AC.UK./ENGLISH/$STAFF/AFG/SINGE.HTML

WHICH HAS A MIRROR SITE AT

2. HTTP://WWW.NUS.SG/NUSINFO/FASS/WEBARTS/DEPTMENT.HHTML

3. AFRENDAS, E. AND E.C.Y. KUO (EDS.) 1980. LANGUAGE AND SOCIETY IN
SINGAPORE. SINGAPORE: SINGAPORE UNIVERSITY PRESS.

4. GOPINATHAN, S., ANNE PAKIR, WAH KAM HO AND VANITHAMANI
SARAVANAN(EDS.) 1994. LANGUAGE, SOCIETY AND EDUCATION IN SINGAPORE:
ISSUES AND TRENDS. SINGAPORE: TIMES ACADEMIC PRESS.

5. KANDIAH, THIRU AND JOHN KWAN-TERRY(EDS.) 1994. ENGLISH AND
LANGUAGE PLANNING: SOUTHEAST ASIAN CONTRIBUTION. SINGAPORE:
TIMES ACADEMIC PRESS.

6. PAKIR, ANNE (ED.) 1993. THE ENLISH LANGUAGE IN SINGAPORE:
STANDARDS AND NORMS. SINGAPORE: UNIPRESS.

7.

LL Issue: 8.534
Date Posted: 17-Apr-1997
Original Query: Read original query