Introducing Global Englishes

1st Edition

Nicola Galloway, Heath Rose

Routledge
Published January 15, 2015
Textbook - 292 Pages
ISBN 9780415835329 - CAT# Y149376

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Summary

Introducing Global Englishes provides comprehensive coverage of relevant research in the fields of World Englishes, English as a Lingua Franca, and English as an International Language. The book introduces students to the current sociolinguistic uses of the English language, using a range of engaging and accessible examples from newspapers (Observer, Independent, Wall Street Journal), advertisements, and television shows. The book:

  • Explains key concepts connected to the historical and contemporary spread of English.
  • Explores the social, economic, educational, and political implications of English’s rise as a world language.
  • Includes comprehensive classroom-based activities, case studies, research tasks, assessment prompts, and extensive online resources.

Introducing Global Englishes is essential reading for students coming to this subject for the first time.

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