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Книга An advent to foreign forms of English An creation to foreign forms of English Книги Иностранные языки Автор: Laurie Bauer Год издания: 2003 Формат: pdf Издат.:Edinburgh college Press Страниц: a hundred and sixty Размер: 1,7 ISBN: 0748613382 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Covering different types of English spoken in Britain, the u.s., Canada, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and the Falkland Islands, this ebook exhibits how the most important nationwide forms of English have built and why related explanations have given upward push to varied results in numerous elements of the realm.

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The word cabbage tree in South Africa refers to members of the species Cussonia, in Australia to members of genera Corypha, and in New Zealand to Cordyline australis. Exercises 1. 7. Which countries are they used in? What do they mean? 2. Look for some more heteronyms, this time in the names for items of food. Where is each of the labels used? 3. What variety of English is the following text written in? How can you tell? The man seemed to sigh, stuck the boomerang into the strip of animal skin that was his belt and, in fact, the whole of his wardrobe, and stood up.

In practice, it is only the complementation patterns of a few verbs which are usually considered in this context, although there may be more variation here than we are aware of: on the whole we do not have enough information about the alternatives (such as that following believe) to know whether there is any regional variation in the way in which they are used. Each verb will be treated individually below, looking at them in alphabetical order. Appeal. We are not concerned here with the use illustrated in Her sense of humour appealed to me, but in legal senses of appeal, often extended to the sporting arena.

4), although the quality of the /r/ is different in the two cases; both use a phoneme /x/ in a word like loch/lough, and both retain a distinction between weather and whether. • The Scottish Vowel Length Rule is a complicated part of Scottish phonology whose description is not entirely agreed upon. What is clear is that one of its results is to make vowels longer when they are at the end of a stem than if they are immediately followed by a /d/ within the same stem. This means that tied (where the stem is tie) has a longer vowel than tide, and in this pair, the quality of the two vowels is usually also different.

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