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English Language in Canada


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August 2010

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Examines the current status, history and features of Canadian English, focusing on the 'standard' variety heard across the country today.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

1. English in the Canadian context; 2. The establishment and growth of Canada's English-speaking population; 3. The principal features of Canadian English: a comparative view; 4. Variation and change in the vocabulary of Canadian English; 5. Variation and change in the phonetics of Canadian English; 6. Summary and future directions.

Portrait

Charles Boberg obtained his BA in Political Science from the University of Alberta (1986) and his Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania (1997). He now teaches Linguistics at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. His research interests focus on variation and change in North American English, particularly Canadian English. He is a co-author, with William Labov and Sharon Ash, of the Atlas of North American English: Phonetics, Phonology and Sound Change (2006).
EAN: 9780521874328
ISBN: 0521874327
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2010
Format: gebunden
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