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The Oxford guide to world English

Author: Tom McArthur
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fascinating survey of English both as a preeminent world language and as an increasingly divergent one, this volume also includes sample conversations, songs, shop and road signs and a map for each section.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
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Named Person: Englisch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tom McArthur
ISBN: 0198662483 9780198662488
OCLC Number: 59399668
Description: xiv, 501 pages : map ; 25 cm
Contents: Map Introduction: A Global Lingua Franca --
Europe --
The americas --
American and British --
Africa --
Asia --
Australasia, Oceania, and Antarctica --
Conclusion : World English.
Responsibility: Tom McArthur.
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