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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
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"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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