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This book is a descriptive account of English as it is used in India. Indian English is a second language to most of its speakers. In its 400-year history it has acquired its own character, yet still looks to native varieties of English for norms. The complex nature of Indian English, which is not really a monolithic entity, is discussed in this book. The book also makes a distinction between what are considered to be standard and non-standard varieties, and provides an overview of the salient features. Indian English includes: * A discussion of the sociolinguistic and cultural factors* The history of the establishment of English in India, bringing it up to modern times* A description of the linguistic aspects: phonetics and phonology, lexical, discourse and morphosyntactic features* Samples of written English from a range of contexts* Samples of speech* An annotated bibliography divided according to topic.
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Sailaja Pingali is Professor at the University of Hyderabad, India.
This slim volume represents a valuable overview of the features, history and status of Indian English. -- David Deterding, University of Brunei Darusallam Journal of Sociolinguistics This slim volume represents a valuable overview of the features, history and status of Indian English.
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