Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 March 2008

184 Pages

ISBN: 9780748625307

Bookseller Code (01)

New Zealand English

Jennifer Hay, Margaret A. Maclagan, and Elizabeth Gordon

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Dialects of English

  • A succinct but comprehensive account of the phonetic, phonological, morphosyntactic, lexical and discourse features which are characteristic of the dialect.
  • A discussion of the historical development of New Zealand English.
  • A description of the current social and regional variation within the variety.
  • An indication of the areas where change is currently occurring.
  • Sample texts and an annotated bibliography of relevant literature.There are also several associated audio files, which provide examples of many of the phenomena discussed:"

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