World Englishes in Asian Contexts

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Hong Kong University Press, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 412 pages

This is the first English-language book to focus on the electric rice cooker and the impact it has had on the lives of Asian people.

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World Englishes today
Conceptual framework
Structural variation

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Yamuna Kachru is professor emerita of linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She specializes in theoretical and applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, South Asian linguistics, and world Englishes. Cecil L. Nelson is an associate professor of linguistics at Indiana State University. His research has focused primarily on intelligibility and linguistic aspects of bilinguals' creativity in world Englishes.

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