English(es) in Post-Independence Namibia - Steigertahl, Helene
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This volume contributes to the fields of World Englishes, English Language Teaching and Second Language Acquisition, assessing the English(es) spoken in post-Independence Namibia beyond variety status. Based on questionnaires and corpus analysis, the author analyzes morphosyntactical structures, language use and attitudes towards English(es) in comparison to home languages. She gives new insights into the structure of spoken language and potential varieties of English in particular. Focus is put on a geographical area that only recently attracted increasing attention in the field of World…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This volume contributes to the fields of World Englishes, English Language Teaching and Second Language Acquisition, assessing the English(es) spoken in post-Independence Namibia beyond variety status. Based on questionnaires and corpus analysis, the author analyzes morphosyntactical structures, language use and attitudes towards English(es) in comparison to home languages. She gives new insights into the structure of spoken language and potential varieties of English in particular. Focus is put on a geographical area that only recently attracted increasing attention in the field of World Englishes. The author's work can be regarded as an attempt to bridge several aspects of the frequently discussed "paradigm gap" between World Englishes and Second Language Acquisition studies.
  • Produktdetails
  • DASK - Duisburger Arbeiten zur Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaft / Duisburg Papers on Research in Langu 12
  • Verlag: Peter Lang Ltd. International Academic Publishers
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 279960
  • NED
  • Seitenzahl: 388
  • Erscheinungstermin: 23. Dezember 2019
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 216mm x 153mm x 25mm
  • Gewicht: 594g
  • ISBN-13: 9783631799604
  • ISBN-10: 3631799608
  • Artikelnr.: 57916022
Autorenporträt
Helene Steigertahl studied English, German and European Art History at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. Afterwards she worked as a Research Assistant and completed her PhD in English Linguistics at Bayreuth University.
Inhaltsangabe
Assessment of the English(es) spoken in post-Independence Namibia - Variety status and its implications for English Language Teaching - Educational policy - Mother-tongue education - Corpus compilation - Analysis of morphosyntax, language use and attitudes - English(es) in comparison to home languages - Paradigm gap