Table of contents for World Englishes : an introduction to new language varieties / Rajend Mesthrie and Rakesh Bhatt.

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1. History: the spread of English; 2. Structural features of New Englishes I: morphology and phrasal syntax; 3. Structural features of New Englishes II: cross-clausal syntax and syntactic theory; 4. More on structure: lexis, phonology, and optimality syntax; 5. Pragmatics and discourse; 6. Language contact and language acquisition issues in New English research; 7. Conclusion: current trends in the spread of English.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
English language -- Variation -- South Africa.
English language -- Variation -- Caribbean.
English language -- Variation -- Asia.
Second language acquisition.