Featured Linguist!

Jost Gippert: Our Featured Linguist!

"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



Donate Now | Visit the Fund Drive Homepage

Amount Raised:

$34228

Still Needed:

$40772

Can anyone overtake Syntax in the Subfield Challenge ?

Grad School Challenge Leader: University of Washington


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


New from Oxford University Press!

ad

What is English? And Why Should We Care?

By: Tim William Machan

To find some answers Tim Machan explores the language's present and past, and looks ahead to its futures among the one and a half billion people who speak it. His search is fascinating and important, for definitions of English have influenced education and law in many countries and helped shape the identities of those who live in them.


New from Cambridge University Press!

ad

Medical Writing in Early Modern English

Edited by Irma Taavitsainen and Paivi Pahta

This volume provides a new perspective on the evolution of the special language of medicine, based on the electronic corpus of Early Modern English Medical Texts, containing over two million words of medical writing from 1500 to 1700.



Email this page

TOC Description

Email this message to a friend

Journal Title: English Today
Volume/Issue:   28/4
Date: 2012
Table of Contents: ‘All the Lads and Lasses’: lexical variation in Tyne and Wear
by Joan C. Beal, Lourdes Burbano-Elizondo
pp 10-22

Editorial
by David Graddol, Rajend Mesthrie
pp 2-2

Lexical variation in the BBC Voices Recordings
by Jonnie Robinson
pp 23-37

Variation in the lexicon: the ‘Cinderella’ of sociolinguistics?
by Philip Durkin
pp 3-9

A gay paper: why should sociolinguistics bother with semantics?
by Justyna A. Robinson
pp 38-54

Characteristic lexical choices in Singaporean English
by Brian Poole
pp 55-59

Late Modern Lancashire English in lexicographical context: representations of Lancashire speech and the English Dialect Dictionary
by Francisco Javier Ruano-García
pp 60-68

Exploring pronunciation features of Yunnan English – CORRIGENDA
by Ran Ao, Ee Ling Low
pp 9-9

ENG volume 28 issue 4 Cover and Back matter
by pp b1-b4

ENG volume 28 issue 4 Cover and Front matter
by pp f1-f3

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Semantics
Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
 
LL Issue: 23.5039