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David Deterding

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780748625444

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625444.001.0001

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History and Current Changes

History and Current Changes

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(p.85) 5 History and Current Changes
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Singapore English
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David Deterding

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625444.003.0005

Chapter 1 included a brief outline of the history of English in Singapore and an overview of language usage in Singapore. This chapter considers the history a little further, and discusses variation in Singapore English and the ways in which it has been described. It also evaluates the ways in which Singapore English is currently evolving.

Keywords:   Singapore English, language use, language evolution

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