Changing English download free [PDF and Ebook] by Joan Swann

Changing English download free [PDF and Ebook] by Joan Swann year 2007
  • Book name: Changing English
  • Author: Joan Swann
  • Release date: 2007/9/29
  • Publisher: TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Dictionaries and Languages
  • ISBN: 9780415376792
  • Rating: 7.43 of 10
  • Votes: 545
  • Review by: Mila Amaya
  • Review rating: 7.81 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/6
  • Total pages: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 27 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Changing English examines the history of English from its origins in the fifth century to the present day. It focuses on the radical changes that have taken place in the structure of English over a millennium and a half, detailing the influences of migration, colonialism and many other historical, social and cultural phenomena. Expert authors illustrate and analyze dialects, accents and the shifting styles of individual speakers as they respond to changing circumstances. The reader is introduced to many key debates relating to the English language, illustrated by specific examples of data in context.Including key material retained from the earlier bestselling book, English: History, Diversity and Change, this edition has been thoroughly reorganized and updated with entirely new material. Changing English:explains basic concepts, easily located through a comprehensive indexincludes contributions by experts in the field, such as David Crystal, David Graddol, Dick Leith, Lynda Mugglestone and Joan Swanncontains a range of source material and commissioned readings to supplement chapters.Changing English makes an essential contribution to the field of English language studies.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 16H38M7S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Historical & Comparative Linguistics, Language: Reference & General, Linguistics
  • Available formats: PML, PDF, DOC, XPS, TCR, TXT, WORD, EPUB. Compressed in BZ2, JAR, AZW, RAR, CBC, ZIP, TAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 51.28 USD
  • Dimensions: 191x248x17.78mm
  • Weight: 658g
  • Printed by: ROUTLEDGE
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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