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The vocabulary of world English

Author: Stephan Gramley
Publisher: London : Arnold, 2001.
Series: English language series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

"The Vocabulary of World English" is for anyone, particularly college and university students, interested in English vocabulary, but with little or no previous knowledge of linguistics.


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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephan Gramley
ISBN: 034074071X 9780340740712 0340740728 9780340740729
OCLC Number: 248510111
Description: XIV, 323 Seiten : Diagramme ; 24 cm
Contents: Studying the variety in the vocabulary of English English in the British Isles: the sources of words and the meaning of meaning English in America: how to compare meaning and vocabulary English in the Southern Hemisphere: vocabulary change Whose English? English as a second, foreign or international language The new Englishes: linguistic dimensions of vocabulary difference English in action: social dimensions of vocabulary differences International English: how native and non-native speakers use words Convergence or divergence? Solutions to exercises Comments on the projects Dictionaries, thesauruses and encyclopedias Bibliography Glossary and Index.
Series Title: English language series.
Responsibility: Stephen Gramley.


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