Paul Baker's American and British English: Divided by a Common Language? PDF

By Paul Baker

Is British English changing into extra like American English? if that is so, why, and in what methods? This publication compares examples of yankee and British language info from the Nineteen Thirties, Sixties, Nineties and 2000s, to trace crucial ways in which either forms are altering through the years, and compares the level to which they're following related paths utilizing a mix of laptop and human research. The research is conducted throughout a number of degrees, together with spelling changes (such as color vs color), vocabulary (truck vs lorry), and a variety of morphological, grammatical, semantic and pragmatic gains. Baker explores the altering elements of yank and British society which support to provide an explanation for the findings.

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