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The standard in South African English and its social history

Author: L W Lanham; C A Macdonald
Publisher: Heidelberg : Groos, ©1985.
Series: Varieties of English around the world., General series ;, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lanham, L.W.
Standard in South African English and its social history.
Heidelberg : Groos, ©1985
(OCoLC)805933046
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L W Lanham; C A Macdonald
ISBN: 3872762109 9783872762108
OCLC Number: 12535928
Notes: Erratum slip inserted.
Description: 96 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction and Background: The English language in South Africa; 2. First observations on the standard in South African English; 3. The speech community; 4. The Linguistic variable, data-gathering techniques; 5. Lectal varieties in SAE; 6. Properties of a standard variable; 7. Formal and informal standards; 8. The social history of the SAE community; 9. The provincial (informal) standard in SAE; 10. The social significance of the provincial standard; 11. Postscript: A comparison with Australia
Series Title: Varieties of English around the world., General series ;, v. 1.
Responsibility: by L.W. Lanham and C.A. Macdonald.
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