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Creole and dialect continua standard acquisition processes in Belize and China (PRC) by Genevieve Escure

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Published by John Benjamins in Amsterdam .
Written in English


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StatementGenevieve Escure.
SeriesCreole language library -- 18
The Physical Object
Pagination307p. ;
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17080009M
ISBN 109027252408

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  This work examines the unguided acquisition of a standard language by speakers of nonstandard varieties in two distinct linguistic and geographical situations: in a Caribbean creole situation (Belize); and in a non-creole situation (PRC) in : Pidgins and creoles and linguistics 1 Pidgins 4 Creoles 6 Other terms 9 as opposed to a dialect – the uncultivated speech of the masses, changing from one locality to another. The appearance Studies of creole continua () led to the development of implicational scaling in .   Escure compares the structural similarities and differences between what might seem to be two different types of developmental continua: for the creóle continuum, E studies REVIEWS the use of the basi-, meso-, and acrolect in Belizean Creole English (BCE), and for the second dialect continuum, she examines the Beijing Putonghua and Wu. Get this from a library! Creole and dialect continua: standard acquisition processes in Belize and China (PRC). [Geneviève Escure].

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Creole Genesis and the Acquisition of Grammar: The Case of Haitian Creole Creole and Dialect Continua: Standard Acquisition Processes in Belize and China (Prc) (Creole Language Library) 1. This book is a ‘must read’ for those who are looking for fresh perspectives on the process of creolization of language. Focusing on peoples whose agency has too often been rendered invisible in colonial and neo-colonial history and on voices which have too often been silenced in linguistic accounts of creole genesis, this volume considers socio-historical and linguistic evidence that. Variation in the Caribbean: From creole continua to individual agency Lars Hinrichs, Joseph T. Farquharson. The study of linguistic variation in the Caribbean has been central to the emergence of Pidgin and Creole Linguistics as an academic field. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be. These are some of the questions Jeff Siegel examines in this book, which focuses specifically on second dialect acquisition (SDA). Siegel surveys a wide range of studies that throw light on SDA. These concern dialects of English as well as those of other languages, including Dutch, German, Greek, Norwegian, Portuguese and by: