Exploring world Englishes : language in a global context / Philip Seargeant.Call number: 427.9 S439E Material type: BookSeries: Routledge introductions to applied linguistics Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2012. Description: xi, 218 p. : ill.ISBN: 9780415572101 (pbk.).Subject(s): English language -- Globalization | English language -- Variation -- English-speaking countries | English language -- Variation -- Foreign countries | Intercultural communication
Section A. Problems and contexts. 1, Introduction: defining and identifying problems. 2, English in the world today. 3, The context and history of world Englishes. 4, Problems for practitioners in world Englishes -- Section B. Interventions. 5, Introduction: regulating and responding to the language. 6, The global language paradigm. 7, Codification and legitimation. 8, Policies and cultural practices -- Section C. Theory. 9, Introduction: generalising about the specific. 10, World Englishes as an academic discipline. 11, English as an object of study. 12, Models and theoretical frameworks. 13, Naming and describing the English language. 14, Conclusion: the state of the discipline.