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World Englishes: A Resource Book for Students

Jennifer Jenkins

Published July 29th 2003
ISBN : 9780415258067
Paperback
256 pages
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Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students. Assuming no prior knowledge, books in the series offer an accessible overview of the subject, with activities, study questions,MoreRoutledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students. Assuming no prior knowledge, books in the series offer an accessible overview of the subject, with activities, study questions, sample analyses, commentaries and key readings - all in the same volume. The innovative and flexible two-way structure is built around four sections - introduction, development, exploration and extension - which offer self-contained stages for study. Each topic can also be read across these sections, enabling the reader to build gradually on the knowledge gained.World Englishes*is a comprehensive introduction to the subject*covers the major historical and sociopolitical developments in world Englishes, from the reign of Queen Elizabeth I to the present day*explores the current debates in world Englishes, from English in postcolonial America and Africa and Asian Englishes in the Outer Circle, to Creole development in the UK and US, and the best way to teach and test World Englishes*draws on a range of real texts, data and examples, including articles from the New York Times and The Economist, emails and transcripts of speech*provides classic readings by the key names in the discipline including Achebe, Alobwede dEpie, Ammon, Graddol, Li, Milroy, Modiano, Ngugi, Pennycook and Widdowson.The accompanying website can be found at http: //www.routledge.com/textbooks/0415258065