1st Edition

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





ISBN 9780582210899
Published September 12, 1994 by Routledge
216 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

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

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