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English as a contact language

Daniel Schreier

English as a contact language

by Daniel Schreier

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Languages in contact,
  • English language,
  • Standardization,
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General,
  • Historical linguistics,
  • Variation,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Daniel Schreier and Marianne Hundt
    SeriesStudies in English language
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1075 .E63 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25355991M
    ISBN 109781107001961
    LC Control Number2012023150

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Recent developments in contact linguistics suggest considerable overlap of branches such as historical linguistics, variationist sociolinguistics, pidgin/creole linguistics, language acquisition, etc.

This book highlights the complexity of contact-induced language change throughout the history of English by bringing together cutting-edge Author: Daniel Schreier.

A contact language is a marginal language (a type of lingua franca) used for purposes of basic communication by people with no common language. English as lingua franca (ELF), says Alan Firth, is a "contact language between persons who share neither a common native tongue nor a common (national) culture, and for whom English is the chosen Author: Richard Nordquist.

The book focuses on English grammar and how English evolved when speakers of different languages came together. McWhorter is a professor at Columbia University, political commentator, and linguist.

2 The Adventure of English: The Biography of. Recent developments in contact linguistics suggest considerable overlap of branches such as historical linguistics, variationist sociolinguistics, pidgin/creole linguistics, language acquisition, etc.

This book highlights the complexity of contact-induced language change throughout the history of English by bringing together cutting-edge. The Handbook of Language Contact offers systematic coverage of the major issues in this field – ranging from the value of contact explanations in linguistics, to the impact of immigration, to dialectology – combining new research from a team of globally renowned scholars, with case studies of numerous languages.

An authoritative reference work exploring the major. Language contact is extremely common in most deaf communities, which are almost always located within a dominant oral language culture.

It can also take place between two or more sign languages, and the expected contact phenomena occur: lexical borrowing, foreign "accent", interference, code switching, pidgins, creoles, and mixed systems. English is an Indo-European language and belongs to the West Germanic group of the Germanic languages.

Old English originated from a Germanic tribal and linguistic continuum along the Frisian North Sea coast, whose languages gradually evolved into the Anglic languages in the British Isles, and into the Frisian languages and Low German/Low Saxon on the forms: Proto-Germanic, Middle English, Early.

'Language contact' occurs when speakers of different languages interact and their languages influence each other. This book is an introduction to the subject, covering individual and societal multilingualism, the acquisition of two or more languages from birth, second language acquisition in adulthood, language change, linguistic typology 4/5(1).

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"Language contact is a major factor in language change," notes Stephan Gramley, author or multiple books on the English language. "Contact with other languages and other dialectal varieties of one language is a source of alternative pronunciations, grammatical structures, and vocabulary."Author: Richard Nordquist.

If you filter Google Books for English language works today, the search engine returns an estimated million books, a % increase from Google’s estimate of total extant volumes globally. Of course, this too underestimates the field since it presumably only references the collections Google has access to.

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communication with someone, especially by speaking or writing to them regularly: 2. the fact of. Learn more. This book has two major goals: to show that the English language has been contact-derived from its very beginnings onwards and to highlight the immense potential for. English language teaching (ELT) Shape a brighter future for your English learners As an English teacher, you can make sure your students are ready to embrace the career, study and travel opportunities that come with learning English.

a contact explanation for a change should be proposed only when all attempts to nd a language-internal explanation have failed. Research over the past half-century, starting with Weinreich’s classic book Languages in Contact, has brought about a recognition of the importance of language contact for explanations of many linguistic changes.

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Use our popular blog to find classroom inspiration, download lesson plans and enrich your teaching. The book gets you into a proper state of mind to learn a new language.

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5 English as a contact language in the British Isles 75 juhani klemola 6 English as a contact language in Ireland and Scotland 88 raymond hickey 7 The contact dynamics of socioethnic varieties in North America walt wolfram 8 English as a contact language: the “New Englishes” edgar w. schneider.

The history and development of English, from the earliest known writings to its status today as a dominant world language, is a subject of major importance to linguists and historians.

In this book, a team of international experts cover the entire recorded history of the English language, outlining its development over fifteen centuries.

With an emphasis on more 2/5(3).English is a West Germanic language and Indo-Uralic language that was first spoken in Anglo-Saxon England in the early Middle is spoken in many countries around the world.

Anglophone countries include the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand and a number of Caribbean nations. There are about million native speakers Language family: Indo-European, GermanicWest .