English Language United States History English Language Variation United States English Language United States Grammar Books
Books con argomento English Language United States History English Language Variation United States English Language United States Grammar
Bailey Richard W.
edizioni Oxford University Press collana Oxford Univ Pr (Hardcover)
When did English become American? What distinctive qualities made it American? What role have America's democratizing impulses, and its vibrantly heterogeneous speakers, played in shaping our language and separating it from the mother tongue?A wide-ranging account of American English, Richard Bailey's Speaking American...
Amberg Julie S.
Vause Deborah J.
edizioni Cambridge Univ Pr collana Cambridge Univ Pr (Hardcover)
"This lively introduction to the study of language explores American English and its place within contemporary society, highlighting the role of language in our daily lives. Beginning with a definition of language, the text unpacks the basic concepts used in linguistics, placing them in the context of real-life situations....