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World Englishes at the Grassroots

World Englishes at the Grassroots

Christiane Meierkord and Edgar W. Schneider (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474467551
eISBN:
9781474495684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467551.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

As the most widespread global language, English now has substantially more second and foreign-language speakers than native speakers. It is increasingly spreading beyond an ‘educated elite’ of ... More

Modelling World EnglishesA Joint Approach to Postcolonial and Non-Postcolonial Varieties

Modelling World Englishes: A Joint Approach to Postcolonial and Non-Postcolonial Varieties

Sarah Buschfeld and Alexander Kautzsch (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474445863
eISBN:
9781474490771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474445863.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

This volume brings together different varieties of English that have so far been treated separately: postcolonial and non-postcolonial Englishes. The different contributions examine these varieties ... More

Russian Speakers in Post-Soviet LatviaDiscursive Identity Strategies

Russian Speakers in Post-Soviet Latvia: Discursive Identity Strategies

Ammon Cheskin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748697434
eISBN:
9781474418539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697434.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

The political shocks of the 2014 Ukrainian crisis have been felt in many former Soviet countries, not least Latvia, where over 35% of the population are native Russian speakers. At a time when ... More

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