English in Australia and New Zealand: an introduction to its history, structure and use

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Oxford University Press, 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 338 pages
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Text for students of English or linguistics, introducing theoretical and methodological issues in modern linguistic study. Gives an overview of the structure and history of the English language, emphasising Australia and New Zealand. Uses a synchronic and diachronic approach drawing on many different traditions within linguistics. Includes a glossary, references and an index. Burridge is associate professor in the Department of Linguistics, La Trobe University. Mulder is senior lecturer in the Department of Linguistics, University of Melbourne.

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Contents

Variation across space
3
Attitudes to variation
15
The Making of English
21
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Kate Burridge is Professor of Linguistics at Monash University. She is well known for her broadcasts on ABC Radio's Soundback.

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