World Englishes presents a comprehensive, detailed description of English varieties spoken worldwide. The volumes in this set focus on the varieties of English spoken in the British Isles, North America and Central America. Illustrated by maps, each chapter includes detailed linguistic descriptions of grammar components, demographic data, and the historical and sociocultural background of the geographical regions.
Publisher: Continuum Publishing Corporation
Number of pages: 952
Weight: 1829 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 66 mm
I would have loved to have discovered to World Englishes with a volume and series like this as an undergraduate student. Reviewing it has inspired me to bring the context of World Englishes into more of my accent coaching. * Voice and Speech Review *
...this great scholarly contribution is highly recommended for language specialists, who should watch for its future electronic form. -- Marianne Orme * Library Journal *