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International English : A Guide to Varieties of English Around the World (Paperback) (Peter Trudgill &
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From Singapore to Scotland, Canada to the Channel Islands, Namibia to New Zealand and beyond, International English takes you on a fascinating journey through the varieties of English spoken around the world. Comparisons across the varieties provide a comprehensive guide to differences in phonetics, phonology, grammar and vocabulary, provide a useful resource for teachers of English as a foreign language and linguistics students alike. This sixth edition has been thoroughly updated to include:
- new sections on the Death of RP, Estuary English, Multicultural London English, the Dublin accent and Fijian English;
- updated material on RP phonology, New Zealand English phonology, Australian English lexis, North American English lexis and the Northern Cities Shift;
- revised and updated references and bibliography.
This textbook comes with free-to-download MP3 files at www.routledge.com/9781138233690 which demonstrate the different varieties featured in the book: ideal for use in class, at home or on the move. International English remains a key and indispensable resource for teachers and students and is essential reading for anyone studying varieties of Englishes in a global context.