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Focus on South Africa

Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., ©1996.
Series: Varieties of English around the world., General series ;, v. 15.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part of the "Varieties of English Around the World" series, this text is divided into five parts: a historical perspective of South Africa; pan-ethnic varieties; the problem of standardization;  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Focus on South Africa.
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., ©1996
(OCoLC)604656755
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
ISBN: 1556194463 9781556194467 9027248737 9789027248732
OCLC Number: 33898229
Description: 325 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction (by de Klerk, Vivian); 2. I. An Historical Perspective; 3. A History of English in South Africa (by Lanham, Len W.); 4. English in South African Society: A Preliminary Overview (by Branford, William); 5. II. Pan-ethnic Varieties; 6. Black English in South Africa (by Gough, David); 7. Language Contact, Transmission, Shift: South African Indian English (by Mesthrie, Rajend); 8. Afrikaans English (by Watermeyer, Susan); 9. III. The Problem of Standardisation; 10. The Standardisation Question in Black South African English (by Wright, Laurence); 11. English, the Constitution and South Africa's Language Future (by Titlestad, Peter); 12. English and Language Planning for South Africa: the Flip Side (by Webb, Victor); 13. Lexicography for South African English (by Pienaar, L.); 14. IV. Issues in Education and Society; 15. Issues in English Language Teaching in Primary Schools (by Walters, Paul); 16. Language Attitudes and their Implications for the Teaching of English in the Eastern Cape (by Bosch, Barbara); 17. Preparing Student Teachers to Teach English First and Second Language (by Murray, Sarah); 18. English in Interpersonal Interaction in South Africa (by Chick, Keith J.); 19. V. The Northern Neighbours; 20. English in Swaziland: Form and Function (by Kamwangamalu, Nkonko M.); 21. English in Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi (by Schmied, Josef J.); 22. Index; 23. List of contributors
Series Title: Varieties of English around the world., General series ;, v. 15.
Responsibility: edited by Vivian de Klerk.

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