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English

One Tongue, Many Voices

English( )
Author: Svartvik, Jan
Leech, Geoffrey
ISBN:978-1-4039-1829-1
Publication Date:Oct 2006
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $214.95
Book Description:

This readable yet scholarly book tells the fascinating story of the English language in three ways. It traces its history from obscure beginnings over 1500 years ago. It shows the geographical spread of the language in increasing diversity. It looks at the present state of English as a global language and the uncertainties of its future. It argues that, in spite of amazing variety, it remains a single language.

Book Details
Pages:287
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Communication Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 2.057 cm
Book Weight:0.617 Kilograms



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