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By Bernd Kortmann

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With greater than a hundred unique contributions authored through commonly acclaimed experts within the box, this two-volume guide is via a ways the main complete reference paintings on phonology and the first-ever accomplished assessment of the morphology and syntax of types of English on this planet. It covers all major nationwide commonplace kinds, certain nearby, ethnic, and social kinds, significant touch kinds, in addition to significant ESL kinds. The contributions are descriptive survey articles with a standard center, which makes the guide worthy from cross-dialectal and cross-linguistic views. The contributions supply info at the old and cultural backgrounds in addition to the present sociolinguistic occasions, and supply state of the art reviews on significant concerns in present examine. The instruction manual is followed by means of a CD-ROM offering new sound fabric for every style in addition to interactive maps. it's also finished bibliographies and hyperlinks to suitable web pages. jointly, the guide and the CD-ROM are an integral reference paintings and examine device for sociolinguists, dialectologists, phonologists, grammarians, typologists, and experts involved languages and different types of English all over the world. Given its obtainable type and its wealthy auditory and visible help, this guide can also be ideal for undergraduate and starting graduate scholars. The editors are answerable for the next issues: * Kate Burridge/ Bernd Kortmann: Australia / Pacific Archipelagos * Bernd Kortmann: British Isles: Morphology and Syntax * Rajend Mesthrie: Africa / South and Southeast Asia * Edgar W. Schneider: The Americas / Caribbean * Clive Upton: British Isles: Phonology

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1986 Substrata versus Universals in Creole Genesis. Papers from the Amsterdam Creole Workshop, April 1985. ) Amsterdam/ Philadelphia: Benjamins. Myers-Scotton, Carol 2002 Contact Linguistics: Bilingual Encounters and Grammatical Outcomes. ) Oxford: Oxford University Press. Nagle, Stephen J. and Sara L. ) 2003 English in the Southern United States. ) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Neumann-Holzschuh, Ingrid and Edgar W. ) 2000 Degrees of Restructuring in Creole Languages. ) Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Benjamins.

1991 Verb Phrase Patterns in Black English and Creole. Detroit: Wayne State University. Ellis, Alexander J. 1869 –1889 On Early English Pronunciation. 5 Volumes. London: Trübner. Fasold, Ralph W. 1972 Tense Marking in Black English: A Linguistic and Social Analysis. ) Arlington, VA: Center for Applied Linguistics. Fasold, Ralph W. and Roger W. ) 1970 Teaching Standard English in the Inner City. : Center for Applied Linguistics. 1975 Analyzing Variation in Language. Papers from the Second Colloquium on New Ways of Analyzing Variation.

The one by Melchers on Orkney and Shetland is geared towards highlighting morphosyntactic features which are distinctive of the Northern Isles especially due to their Scandinavian substratum. The Scandinavian features are particularly pronounced at the Broad Scots end of the dialect continuum. Especially for the Central Lowlands (Edinburgh and East Lothian), this is also the focus of Miller’s chapter on Scottish English. Southern Irish English, but also varieties of Ulster and Ulster Scots stand at the centre of Filppula’s chapter on Irish English.

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