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.

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