English in Australia and New Zealand: an introduction to its history, structure and use
Oxford University Press, 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 338 pages
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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Variation across space
Attitudes to variation
The Making of English
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