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By Dagmar Deuber

This ebook offers an in-depth research of English as spoken in significant anglophone Caribbean territories, Jamaica and Trinidad. in keeping with facts from the foreign Corpus of English, it specializes in edition on the morphological and syntactic point among the proficient regular and extra casual knowledgeable spoken utilization. Dagmar Deuber combines quantitative analyses throughout numerous textual content different types with qualitative analyses of transcribed textual content passages which are grounded in interactional sociolinguistics and up to date methods to linguistic type and identification. The dialogue is located within the context of version within the Caribbean and the broader context of worldwide Englishes, and the sociolinguistic history of Jamaica and Trinidad is usually explored. This quantity should be of curiosity to scholars and researchers drawn to the fields of sociolinguistics, international Englishes, and language touch.

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