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Journal Title: English Today
Volume/Issue:   29/1
Date: 2013
Table of Contents: Corpus linguistic work on Black South African English
by Bertus van Rooy
pp 10-15

Corpus evidence of anti-deletion in Black South African English noun phrases
by Yolande Botha
pp 16-21

Englishes in a multilingual South Africa
by Rajend Mesthrie, Clive Upton
pp 2-2

Orientations to English in post-apartheid schooling
by Carolyn McKinney
pp 22-27

With English the world is more open to you’ – language shift as marker of social transformation
by Christine Anthonissen
pp 28-35

The Formation of South African English
by Ian Bekker
pp 3-9

Where does a New English dictionary stop? On the making of the Dictionary of South African Indian English
by Rajend Mesthrie
pp 36-43

‘Every day a new shop pops up’ – South Africa's ‘New’ Chinese Diaspora and the Multilingual Transformation of Rural Towns
by Ana Deumert, Nkululeko Mabandla
pp 44-52

Translation and South African English Literature: van Niekerk and Heyns' Agaat
by Lobke Minter
pp 53-57

Homer the South African
by Jeffrey Murray
pp 58-61

Variation in the Grammar of Black South African English. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang
by pp 62-62

Morphosyntax in Black South African English. A sociolinguistic analysis of Xhosa English. Tübingen: Narr.
by pp 63-63

Eish: but is it English? Celebrating the South African Variety. Cape Town: Zebra Press
by pp 64-64

ENG volume 29 issue 1 Cover and Back matter
by pp b1-b2

ENG volume 29 issue 1 Cover and Front matter
by pp f1-f3

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Translation
History of Linguistics
Ling & Literature
 
LL Issue: 24.1026