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  • Grammatical Variation and Change in Jersey Englishby Anna Rosen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    Situated at the crossroads of dialectology, sociolinguistics and contact linguistics, this volume provides a first comprehensive description of the morphosyntactic inventory of the variety of English spoken on Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands. Based on a specially compiled corpus of spoken material containing both present-day sociolinguistic... more...

  • English in Language Shiftby Rajend Mesthrie

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 53.00

    Rajend Mesthrie examines the rise of a new variety of English among Indian migrant workers indentured on the plantations of Natal in South Africa. more...

  • Der gerettete Erzählerby Elisabeth Schultze-Witzenrath

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 46.67

    Hauptbeschreibung Warum beginnt Boccaccios berühmtes Decameron ausgerechnet mit der Schilderung der tödlichen Pest von 1348? Diese und andere Fragen werden in der Arbeit behandelt, die das Werk neu beleuchtet. Besonders die Arbeiten Francesco da Barberinos lassen uns dabei einige Kommunikations- und Darstellungspraktiken jener Zeit besser verstehen.... more...

  • Taking Stockby Jürgen Kramer

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 101.83

    Hauptbeschreibung Die in diesem Band zusammengestellten 35 Aufsätze aus 35 Jahren Forschung und Lehre sollen zum einen den Beitrag des Autors zur Begründung und Entwicklung der kulturwissenschaftlichen Dimension in der Anglistik seit Mitte der 1970er Jahre dokumentieren, zum anderen aber auch Stationen seiner intellektuellen Biografie sichtbar machen.... more...

  • Moderne Dramendidaktik für den Englischunterrichtby Rüdiger Ahrens; Maria Eisenmann; Matthias Merkl

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 65.35

    Hauptbeschreibung Dieser Sammelband stellt mit einem stringenten Konzept moderne Methoden der Behandlung von englischsprachigen Texten in allen Schultypen und auf allen Unterrichtsstufen vor. Diese werden aus der interaktiven Didaktik heraus abgeleitet, die den Englischunterricht als performatives Lehr- und Lernverhalten begreift. Deshalb wird dieses... more...

  • Cardinal Numeralsby Ferdinand von Mengden

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 168.00

    The book embeds an analysis of the Old English numeral system and its particularities into a broader, cross-linguistic discussion and provides a theoretical framework for the general study of numeral systems. A novel perspective on the morphosyntactic behaviour of numerals allows the author to test and refine some long standing tenets in the study... more...

  • English Around the Worldby Edgar W. Schneider

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 23.00

    A lively and accessible introduction to world Englishes, setting a range of global varieties in their historical and social contexts. more...

  • Singapore Englishby Lisa Lim

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 135.00

    Singapore English: A grammatical description provides a vivid account of current, contemporary Singapore English, complementing older seminal accounts of this variety. Drawing primarily on the Grammar of Spoken Singapore English Corpus, which comprises naturally-occurring conversational speech, the contributions in this volume not only provide comprehensive... more...

  • Eish, but is it English?by Rajend Mesthrie

    Random House Struik 2011; US$ 10.00

    "What makes South African English different? Have you ever wondered where the words ?gogga?, ?tsotsi? and ?larney? come from? Did you know that the first sentence uttered by a South African in English may have been spoken by a Khoikhoi man in 1613? South African English is unique and is made up of several varieties. This entertaining and informative... more...

  • Speaking Americanby Richard W. Bailey

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 21.99

    When did English become American? What distinctive qualities made it American? What role have America's democratizing impulses, and its vibrantly heterogeneous speakers, played in shaping our language and separating it from the mother tongue? A wide-ranging account of American English, Richard Bailey's Speaking American investigates the history... more...