New Zealand Ways of Speaking English by Allan Bell and Janet Holmes (Editors)

By Allan Bell and Janet Holmes (Editors)

This can be a number of examine papers at the sociolinguistics and pragmatics of latest Zealand English. The e-book presents details at the constitution and use of NZ English in various various social and local contexts. subject matters lined comprise the query of a brand new Zealand pidgin, switch in attitudes to NZ English and adjustments in New Zealand women's and men's speech. as well as what it contributes to the information of recent Zealand English this quantity additionally makes a major contribution to sociolinguistic theoretical and descriptive study extra often.

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The governesses in the homes of people in England are chosen with the greatest discrimination, chosen because of the English they speak. One governess, in the home in England, is preferred to another because of the refinement of diction. (AJHR, E-12, 1912: 460) Mr Cohen's great faith in the ability of teachers to change and influence their pupils' speech is not supported by the numerous other comments which suggested that the teachers were fighting a losing battle against the influence of home and street.

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