1st Edition

Watching English Change An Introduction to the Study of Linguistic Change in Standard Englishes in the 20th Century

By Laurie Bauer Copyright 1994
    216 Pages
    by Routledge

    216 Pages
    by Routledge

    Examines the ways language has changed in the twentieth century. It concentrates on standard English and takes a historical rather than sociolinguistic view of the changes which have occurred.

    How to use this book
    Guide to phonetic symbols

    1. Introduction
    2. Lexical Change
    3. Grammatical Change
    4. Sound Change
    5. Other Changes

    Theoretical Perspective


    Laurie Bauer