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Varieties of English

an introduction to the study of language

by Dennis Freeborn

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Published by Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Variation -- Problems, exercises, etc.,
  • English language -- History -- Problems, exercises, etc.,
  • English language -- Standardization -- Problems, exercises, etc.,
  • English language -- Spoken English -- Problems, exercises, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-258) and index.

    StatementDennis Freeborn with Peter French and David Langford.
    SeriesStudies in English language, Studies in English language (Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire)
    ContributionsFrench, Peter., Langford, David.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1074.7 .F74 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 269 p. :
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1137121M
    ISBN 100333589165, 0333589173
    LC Control Number94104705

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