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Involuntary Associations: Postcolonial Studies and World Englishes

David Huddart

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380253
eISBN:
9781781381540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380253.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

In the context of English’s apparent worldwide spread, this book brings together the fields of postcolonial studies and world Englishes, arguing that this is a necessary and long overdue connection. ... More


Involuntary Associations: ‘Postcolonial Studies’ and ‘World Englishes’

David Huddart

in Involuntary Associations: Postcolonial Studies and World Englishes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380253
eISBN:
9781781381540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380253.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter articulates postcolonial studies and World Englishes, initially by exploring connections that have already been made, either explicitly or implicitly. It considers the different ... More


Introduction

Sarah Buschfeld and Alexander Kautzsch

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

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474445863
eISBN:
9781474490771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474445863.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

In the Introduction to the volume, the editors introduce the overall topic, i.e., newly emerging realities and current debates in World Englishes theorising. They discuss why a unified approach ... More


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


Introduction: English Spreading at the Grassroots

Christiane Meierkord and Edgar W. Schneider

in World Englishes at the Grassroots

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474467551
eISBN:
9781474495684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467551.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter highlights the novelty of the approach of investigating English at the grassroots in World Englishes research, as opposed to the traditional view of associating English with access to ... More


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


Grassroots English, Learner English, Second-language English, English as a Lingua Franca …: What’s in a Name?

Sarah Buschfeld

in World Englishes at the Grassroots

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474467551
eISBN:
9781474495684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467551.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

The chapter offers a conceptual overview, discussing the notion of ‘grassroots Englishes’ along with other related phenomena pertaining to the spread of the English language worldwide (‘learner ... More


From Old English to World Englishes

Benjamin A. Saltzman

in Approaches to Teaching the History of the English Language: Pedagogy in Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190611040
eISBN:
9780190611071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611040.003.0019
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter discusses the incorporation of World Englishes into a History of the English Language (HEL) course, addressing questions about how to grapple with the geographical and geopolitical ... More


Artistic Re-creation of Grassroots English: Ideologies and Structures in English Vinglish

Edgar W. Schneider

in World Englishes at the Grassroots

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474467551
eISBN:
9781474495684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467551.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

This paper investigates the representation of grassroots English in a recent (2012), successful Bollywood movie, English Vinglish. The plot focusses upon Shashi, a young Indian mother who speaks ... More


Uprooted Speakers’ Grassroots English: Metalinguistic Perspectives of Asylum Seekers in Germany

Axel Bohmann

in World Englishes at the Grassroots

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474467551
eISBN:
9781474495684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467551.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter discusses metalinguistic discourse produced by asylum seekers from English-speaking West Africa in Germany, with a focus on the role of English in participants’ communicative environment ... More


Situating World Englishes into a History of English Course

Rakesh M. Bhatt

in Approaches to Teaching the History of the English Language: Pedagogy in Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190611040
eISBN:
9780190611071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611040.003.0022
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter will address the teaching of “post-colonial Englishes,” focusing on the sociopolitical and cultural conditions that enabled changes in English as it was used during, and after, the ... More


Language Policy and Planning in Southeast Asian Contexts

Angel M. Y. Lin and Evelyn Y. F. Man

in Bilingual Education: Southeast Asian Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622099586
eISBN:
9789888180233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099586.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

In this chapter, debates revolving around the global spread of English, linguistic imperialism, World Englishes and the theories of postcolonial performativity are introduced. Is English a cultural ... More


Researching World Englishes in HEL Courses: Neologisms, Newspapers, and Novels

Carol Percy

in Approaches to Teaching the History of the English Language: Pedagogy in Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190611040
eISBN:
9780190611071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611040.003.0021
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter describes assignments used to teach the History of the English Language (HEL) and its contemporary counterpart the English Language in the World. In both of these courses, linguistic ... More


Teaching the History of English: A South African Perspective

Rajend Mesthrie

in Approaches to Teaching the History of the English Language: Pedagogy in Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190611040
eISBN:
9780190611071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611040.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter addresses how the history of English as a linguistic topic has been taught in one South African university. The author focuses on the traditional Old–Middle–Modern English trichotomy as ... More


English Language Teaching

Dawn D’Arcy Nell

in History of Oxford University Press: Volume IV: 1970 to 2004

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199574797
eISBN:
9780191839498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574797.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The chapter assesses the role of the English Language Teaching Department—its structure, management, profitability, and publications—and its impact on the Press as a whole. The extraordinary growth ... More


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