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The Other tongue : English across cultures

Author: Braj B Kachru
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1992.
Series: English in the global context.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Braj B Kachru
ISBN: 0252062000 9780252062001 0252018699 9780252018695
OCLC Number: 23766465
Description: xxv, 384 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword to the Second Edition / Peter Strevens --
Foreword to the First Edition / Charles A. Ferguson --
Preface to the Second Edition / Braj B. Kachru --
Preface to the First Edition / Braj B. Kachru --
Introduction: The Other Side of English and the 1990s / Braj B. Kachru --
pt. I. English in the Global Context: Directions and Issues. 1. Sociology of English as an Additional Language / Joshua A. Fishman. 2. English as an International Language: Directions in the 1990s / Peter Strevens. 3. Models for Non-Native Englishes / Braj B. Kachru. 4. Spread of English and Issues of Intelligibility / Larry E. Smith. 5. Bridging the Paradigm Gap: Second-Language Acquisition Theory and Indigenized Varieties of English / Kamal K. Sridhar and S.N. Sridhar. 6. Testing English as a World Language: Issues in Assessing Non-Native Proficiency / Peter H. Lowenberg --
pt. II. Nativization: Formal and Functional. 7. The Africanization of English / Eyamba G. Bokamba. 8. Standard Nigerian English: Issues of Identification / Ayo Bamgbose. 9. Chinese Varieties of English / Chin-Chuan Cheng. 10. English in Japanese Communicative Strategies / James Stanlaw --
pt. III. Contact and Change: Question of a Standard. 11. American English: From a Colonial Substandard to a Prestige Language / Henry Kahane. 12. American English: Quest for a Model / Shirley Brice Heath. 13. The Life Cycle of Non-Native Englishes: A Case Study / Rodney F. Moag --
pt. IV. Literary Creativity in the Other Tongue. 14. The Literary Dimension of the Spread of English / Edwin Thumboo. 15. Style Range in New English Literatures / Ann Lowry --
pt. V. Discoursal Strategies: Text in Context. 16. Meaning in Deviation: Toward Understanding Non-Native English Texts / Braj B. Kachru. 17. My Language, Your Culture: Whose Communicative Competence? / Cecil L. Nelson. 18. Culture, Style, and Discourse: Expanding Noetics of English / Yamuna Kachru --
pt. VI. World Englishes in the Classroom: Rationale and Resources. 19. Teaching World Englishes / Braj B. Kachru.
Series Title: English in the global context.
Responsibility: edited by Braj B. Kachru.

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