New Zealand English and English in New Zealand
A detailed account of the accent, vocabulary, changes in the twentieth century, variations within, and attitudes towards New Zealand English. It is designed as a text for students of the language, and points for discussion are regularly included. A section is devoted to the development of linguistic research projects, and an accompanying cassette tape is available.
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Describing New Zealand speech today
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American English Arrowtown Auckland Australian English borrowing Britain British English broad New Zealand called cardinal vowel Christchurch Cockney code-switching colloquial colonial compounds consonant Cook's cultural described dialect dinkum diphthongs DISCUSSION POINTS distinctive New Zealand early England English-speaking especially example farm h-dropping heard high rising terminal influence Kiwi letter linguistic Listener loanwords Maori language Maori loanwords Maori names Maori words mokopuna nineteenth century non-Maori noun older Otago Oxford Pakeha Peter Trudgill Phonetic Phullup pronounced province radio recent recorded referred regional vocabulary settlement settlers sheep silver fern single origin theory slang social South Island Southland speak spelling spoken standard syllables Tasman television University of Canterbury varieties of English verb vowel sounds Wellington writing Zealand accent Zealand Dictionary Zealand English Zealand pronunciation Zealand speakers Zealand speech Zealand usage Zealand vowel