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Indian English

Author: P Sailaja
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2009.
Series: Dialects of English.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a descriptive account of English as it is used in India. Indian English is a second language to most of its speakers. In its 400-year history it has acquired its own character, yet still looks to native varieties of English for norms. The complex nature of Indian English, which is not really a monolithic entity, is discussed in this book. The book also makes a distinction between what are considered to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sailaja, P. (Pingali), 1962-
Indian English.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)280543875
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: P Sailaja
ISBN: 9780748631254 0748631259
OCLC Number: 319891724
Description: 1 online resource (x, 172 pages) : maps.
Contents: COVER; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations, Symbols and other Notational Conventions Used; 1 Introduction; 2 Phonetics and Phonology; 3 Morphosyntax; 4 Lexis and Discourse; 5 History and Changes in Progress; 6 Survey of Previous Work and Annotated Bibliography; 7 Sample Texts; Bibliography of Cited Works; Index.
Series Title: Dialects of English.
Responsibility: Pingali Sailaja.

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Somdev Kar, Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar, India INTRODUCTION This book treats linguistic and socio-cultural aspects of English as it is used in India. It is an important contribution to the Read more...

 
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