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ISBN-10: 3110346087

ISBN-13: 9783110346084

Desk of contents
Ulrike intestine, Robert Fuchs & Eva-Maria Wunder
1 creation 1
David Deterding
2 The phonology of Brunei English: L2 English or emergent style 9
Stefanie Pillai
3 Rothicity in Malaysian English: The emergence of a brand new norm? 23
Magdalena Wrembel
4 Cross-linguistic impression in moment vs. 3rd language acquisition of phonology 41
Romana Kopečková
5 variations within the belief of English vowel sounds through baby L2 and
L3 newcomers 71
Hemalatha Nagarajan
6 Loanword version and moment language acquisition: Convergence and divergence 91
Taiwo Soneye & Kehinde Ayoola
7 Onset consonant cluster realisation in Nigerian English: The emergence of an endogenous kind? 117
Christoph Gabriel, Johanna Stahnke & Jeanette Thulke
8 buying English and French speech rhythm in a multilingual lecture room: A comparability with Asian Englishes 135
Robert Fuchs & Eva-Maria Wunder
9 A sonority-based account of speech rhythm in chinese language newcomers of
English 165
Heidi Altmann & Barış Kabak
10 English observe rigidity in L2 and postcolonial types: systematicity and
variation 185
Sabine Zerbian
11 Prosodic marking of concentration in transitive sentences in types of South African English 209
Ulrike Gut
12 Epilogue Index 249

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By Steve Giles

ISBN-10: 0203212118

ISBN-13: 9780203212110

ISBN-10: 0415077540

ISBN-13: 9780415077545

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By Robert D. van Valin Jr., Randy J. LaPolla

ISBN-10: 1139166794

ISBN-13: 9781139166799

Publish 12 months note: First released in 1997
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ISBN-10: 1416587403

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ISBN-13: 9781317743248

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By Christopher Kendris, Theodore Kendris

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ISBN-13: 9780764197970

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ISBN-10: 0792344251

ISBN-13: 9780792344254

Talking Wolves advances an research of Hobbes which takes language heavily (as heavily as Hobbes took it). It provides a interpreting of Hobbes's view of society at huge, and political society specifically, via a complete dialogue in keeping with, and in detail associated with, his philosophy of language. This philosophy, in flip, is noticeable in a brand new gentle as being a practical concept of language in use, language in action.

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