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The Resource Focus on South Africa

Focus on South Africa

Label
Focus on South Africa
Title
Focus on South Africa
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This volume brings together a range of studies on various aspects of English and its use in Southern Africa. Experts in their field have written chapters on topics including the history and development of English in South Africa, the characteristics of particular pan-ethnic varieties of English which have evolved in South Africa (including black, Indian and colored varieties) as well as the unique features of the English of South Africa's southern neighbours: Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi. Other contributions focus on English in relation to issues such as standardisation, lexicography
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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1954-
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De Klerk, Vivian A.
Dewey number
  • 968.005
  • 968/.005
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DT1701
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Varieties of English around the world. General series,
Series volume
v. 15
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  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • South Africa
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Language and languages
  • South Africa
  • Engels
  • Anglais (langue)
  • Anglais (langue)
  • Anglais (langue)
  • Variation linguistique
  • Dialecte
  • Sociolinguistique
  • Afrique du Sud
  • Afrique du Sud (république)
Label
Focus on South Africa
Instantiates
Publication
Note
4.2 Accent, Pronunciation, and the Concept of 'Standard English'
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • FOCUS ON SOUTH AFRICA; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; Introduction; Section A: An Historical Perspective; Section B: Pan-ethnic Varieties; Section C: Language Planning and Standards; Section D: Issues in Education and Society; Section E: The Northern Neighbours; Directions for Future Research on English in South Africa; References; A History of English in South Africa1; 1. Introduction; 1.1. The Colonial Era 1806-1885; 1.2. The New Society; 1.3. The Post-war Era; 1.4. The New South Africa 19902; NOTES; REFERENCES
  • English in South African Society: a Preliminary Overview1. Dominant Languages; 2. English in Relation to White Speakers of Dutch and Afrikaans; 3. English and Coloured People; 4. Blacks and English; 5. English and the South African Indian Population; 6. White English-speaking South Africans; NOTES; REFERENCES; BlackEnglish in South Africa; 1. Introduction; 1.1. Facts and Figures; 2. The Acquisitional Context; 3. English and the Media; 4. Variation; 5. Previous Research; 6. Attitudes; 7. Features of Black South African English; 7.1. Vowel Phonology; 7.2. Consonantal systems; 7.3. Word Stress
  • 7.4. Intonation7.5. Grammatical Features; 7.6. Vocabulary; 7.7. Discourse Patterns; 7.8. Speech Acts; 7.9. Turn-taking; 7.10. Discourse Markers; 7.11. Information Structure; 7.12. Stylistic Features; 7.13. Code Switching; 8. Conclusion: BSAfE as an Institutionalised Variety; NOTES; REFERENCES; Language Contact, Transmission, Shift: South African Indian English; 1. Introduction; 2. An Historical Overview; 3. Shift and Transmission; 4. SAfTndE from a Thomason and Kaufman Perspective; 4. SAfTndE from a Thomason and Kaufman Perspective; 5. Some Defining Features of SAflndE
  • 5.1. Features Characteristic of All SAflndE Lects5.2. The Basilect as Creoloid; 6. Conclusion; NOTES; REFERENCES; Afrikaans English; 1. Introduction; 2. Cultural Background to Language Identity; 2.1. Anglicisation Policies; 2.2. The Rise of Afrikaner Nationalism; 3. The Language Learning Environment and Bilingualism; 4. Afrikaans English; 5. Phonology; 5.1. Vowels; 5.2 Consonants; 5.3. Phonological Processes; 6. Syntax; 6.1. Tense, Aspectand Modals; 6.2. Word Order; 6.3. Complement structures; 7. Morphology; 7.1. Concord; 7.2. Prepositions; 7.3. Articles; 8. Lexis; 8.1. SAfE Lexical Items
  • 8.2. Semantic Merges9. Conclusion; NOTES; REFERENCES; Cape Flats English1; 1. Introduction; 2. Historical Overview; 3. The Linguistic Repertoire; 4. Variation in Cape Flats English; 5. Linguistic Features of Cape Flats English; 5.1. Morpho-syntactic Features; 5.2. Lexical Features; 5.3. Phonological Features; 5.4. Discourse Features; 6. Conclusion; NOTES; REFERENCES; The Standardisation Question in Black South African English; 1. Introduction; 2. The Apartheid Background; 3. The Standardisation Problem; 4. The Vulnerability of English; 4.1 Deviance in Prosodic Phonology
Control code
769342306
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (326 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283358422
Lccn
95051026
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)769342306
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Focus on South Africa
Publication
Note
4.2 Accent, Pronunciation, and the Concept of 'Standard English'
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • FOCUS ON SOUTH AFRICA; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; Introduction; Section A: An Historical Perspective; Section B: Pan-ethnic Varieties; Section C: Language Planning and Standards; Section D: Issues in Education and Society; Section E: The Northern Neighbours; Directions for Future Research on English in South Africa; References; A History of English in South Africa1; 1. Introduction; 1.1. The Colonial Era 1806-1885; 1.2. The New Society; 1.3. The Post-war Era; 1.4. The New South Africa 19902; NOTES; REFERENCES
  • English in South African Society: a Preliminary Overview1. Dominant Languages; 2. English in Relation to White Speakers of Dutch and Afrikaans; 3. English and Coloured People; 4. Blacks and English; 5. English and the South African Indian Population; 6. White English-speaking South Africans; NOTES; REFERENCES; BlackEnglish in South Africa; 1. Introduction; 1.1. Facts and Figures; 2. The Acquisitional Context; 3. English and the Media; 4. Variation; 5. Previous Research; 6. Attitudes; 7. Features of Black South African English; 7.1. Vowel Phonology; 7.2. Consonantal systems; 7.3. Word Stress
  • 7.4. Intonation7.5. Grammatical Features; 7.6. Vocabulary; 7.7. Discourse Patterns; 7.8. Speech Acts; 7.9. Turn-taking; 7.10. Discourse Markers; 7.11. Information Structure; 7.12. Stylistic Features; 7.13. Code Switching; 8. Conclusion: BSAfE as an Institutionalised Variety; NOTES; REFERENCES; Language Contact, Transmission, Shift: South African Indian English; 1. Introduction; 2. An Historical Overview; 3. Shift and Transmission; 4. SAfTndE from a Thomason and Kaufman Perspective; 4. SAfTndE from a Thomason and Kaufman Perspective; 5. Some Defining Features of SAflndE
  • 5.1. Features Characteristic of All SAflndE Lects5.2. The Basilect as Creoloid; 6. Conclusion; NOTES; REFERENCES; Afrikaans English; 1. Introduction; 2. Cultural Background to Language Identity; 2.1. Anglicisation Policies; 2.2. The Rise of Afrikaner Nationalism; 3. The Language Learning Environment and Bilingualism; 4. Afrikaans English; 5. Phonology; 5.1. Vowels; 5.2 Consonants; 5.3. Phonological Processes; 6. Syntax; 6.1. Tense, Aspectand Modals; 6.2. Word Order; 6.3. Complement structures; 7. Morphology; 7.1. Concord; 7.2. Prepositions; 7.3. Articles; 8. Lexis; 8.1. SAfE Lexical Items
  • 8.2. Semantic Merges9. Conclusion; NOTES; REFERENCES; Cape Flats English1; 1. Introduction; 2. Historical Overview; 3. The Linguistic Repertoire; 4. Variation in Cape Flats English; 5. Linguistic Features of Cape Flats English; 5.1. Morpho-syntactic Features; 5.2. Lexical Features; 5.3. Phonological Features; 5.4. Discourse Features; 6. Conclusion; NOTES; REFERENCES; The Standardisation Question in Black South African English; 1. Introduction; 2. The Apartheid Background; 3. The Standardisation Problem; 4. The Vulnerability of English; 4.1 Deviance in Prosodic Phonology
Control code
769342306
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (326 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283358422
Lccn
95051026
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)769342306
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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