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By Laurie Bauer

ISBN-10: 0748613382

ISBN-13: 9780748613380

Книга An advent to foreign different types of English An creation to foreign kinds of English Книги Иностранные языки Автор: Laurie Bauer Год издания: 2003 Формат: pdf Издат.:Edinburgh collage Press Страниц: a hundred and sixty Размер: 1,7 ISBN: 0748613382 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Covering kinds of English spoken in Britain, the united states, Canada, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and the Falkland Islands, this publication indicates how the foremost nationwide different types of English have built and why related reasons have given upward push to varied results in several components of the realm.

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In Scottish English there is final stress on harass, realise and initial stress in frustrate. • In Scottish English the word houses is usually /haυsz/. • Southern Hiberno-English frequently replaces the dental fricatives in words like thin and that with dental plosives. Exercises 1. 4. Look at any two sectors in the diagram and provide a critique of the figure as it stands. 2. Consider the two maps provided on pages 30–1, one showing the 02 pages 001-136 6/8/02 1:26 pm Page 29 ENGLISH BECOMES A WORLD LANGUAGE 29 places in the Atlantic states of the US where bristle is pronounced with [ ] in the first syllable (from Kurath and McDavid 1961: Map 59), and the other places in England where bristle was traditionally pronounced either with [ ] or with [υ] in the first syllable (based on Kolb et al.

This is a rare calque of an Afrikaans construction which has been picked up in English, and its origin explains why it is not used elsewhere. 3 Complementation In English we can say both I believed that he was guilty and I suspected that he was guilty. But while we can equally say I believed him guilty, we cannot say *I suspected him guilty. The particular patterns a verb can take, whether it is intransitive, transitive or ditransitive, what kind of preposition follows it, what finite or non-finite clause pattern it requires, is a matter of complementation.

It turns out, though, that most of the parallels of this type are in vocabulary. The second reason is the history of Ireland. We have seen that much of the 02 pages 001-136 6/8/02 1:26 pm Page 27 ENGLISH BECOMES A WORLD LANGUAGE 27 plantation in Ulster was from Scotland in the seventeenth century, and that Ulster-Scots is a direct descendant of a Scottish variety of English. This common development means that similarities in the two varieties arise from their common source. Moreover, the two varieties did not have very long to drift apart before the emigration from Scotland and Ireland began.

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