New PDF release: Analysing Variation in English

By Warren Maguire,April McMahon

ISBN-10: 0521898668

ISBN-13: 9780521898669

Analysing edition in English brings jointly a number of views at the assortment, research and broader relevance of variable language facts. within the first 1/2 the publication, the point of interest is firmly at the description and comparability of tools for gathering and analysing examples of edition in language. Novel quantitative and computational equipment are brought and exemplified along extra conventional techniques. The leading edge moment half the ebook establishes and assessments the relevance of language edition to different features of linguistics similar to language swap, and to different disciplines similar to legislation and schooling. every one bankruptcy concludes with a 'Where next?' part, delivering advice on additional studying, but additionally tips to under-researched components, designed to assist establish solid subject matters for initiatives and dissertations. Designed for use through scholars in addition to researchers, the ebook might be welcomed by way of these operating in English language and linguistics, sociolinguistics or language change.

Show description

Read or Download Analysing Variation in English PDF

Best linguistics books

Download e-book for iPad: An Introduction to Bilingualism: Principles and Processes by Jeanette Altarriba,Roberto R. Heredia

This crucial textual content presents a basic evaluate of the equipment and theories utilized in the extensive area of bilingualism. the original interdisciplinary procedure, that's mirrored within the quite a few issues lined, provides scholars an international photo of the sector. subject matters variety from early early life highbrow improvement to academic and social-cognitive demanding situations to the maturing bilingual mind.

New PDF release: The Swedish Language in the Digital Age (White Paper Series)

This white paper is a part of a chain that promotes wisdom approximately language expertise and its strength. It addresses educators, reporters, politicians, language groups and others. the provision and use of language know-how in Europe varies among languages. as a result, the activities which are required to additional aid study and improvement of language applied sciences additionally range for every language.

Download e-book for iPad: Diglossia and Language Contact: Language Variation and by Lotfi Sayahi

This quantity presents a close research of language touch in North Africa and explores the old presence of the languages utilized in the area, together with different sorts of Arabic and Berber in addition to eu languages. utilizing a variety of information units, it presents a accomplished research of the mechanisms of language touch below classical diglossia and societal bilingualism, reading a number of situations of oral and written code-switching.

Read e-book online Infected Korean Language, Purity Versus Hybridity: From the PDF

This is often an abridged model of the full ebook. References were got rid of. the whole name can also be on hand. This publication is within the Cambria Sinophone global sequence (General Editor: Victor H. Mair). even if quite a few book-length reports of language and modernity in China and Japan are available even in English, little has been written in any language at the query of linguistic modernity in Korea.

Extra info for Analysing Variation in English

Example text

Download PDF sample

Analysing Variation in English by Warren Maguire,April McMahon

by Jeff

Rated 4.31 of 5 – based on 46 votes