6. non-native Englishes[1]

6 non-native - Non-native Englishes What are characteristics of non-native Englishes 1 They developed through the imposition of English on

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Non-native Englishes What are characteristics of non-native Englishes? 1. They developed through the imposition of English on populations that predominantly speak other languages. 2. These languages leave a permanent mark on the varieties of English 3. The resulting resources are creatively exploited by users to fashion out new forms of expression 4.Constant reference to external norms as point of reference
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Some English variants http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7UAFv8BVrE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PdWxAYgP0qQ&feature=related
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Attitudes towards New Englishes Prator: A second language-language variety of English is a tongue caught up in a process that tends to transform it swiftly and quite predictably into an utterly dissimilar tongue. Quirk: inherently unstable, ranged along a qualitative cline, with each speaker moving to a point where the varietal characteristics reach a vanishing point. Prince Charles: Americans “invent all sorts of new nouns and verbs and make words that shouldn’t be”.
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This note was uploaded on 08/19/2011 for the course SSA 4930 taught by Professor Essegbey during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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6 non-native - Non-native Englishes What are characteristics of non-native Englishes 1 They developed through the imposition of English on

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