World English

World English Table of Contents

KEYTERMS A list of terms useful for the study of world English.
SOME FUN Canadian stand-up comedian Russell Peters skewers Indian, Canadian, and American accents
TOK PISIN NEWS BROADCAST Listen to the Tok Pisin broadcast of today's news from Radio Australia.
TRANSCRIPTION What constitutes an accent? You get to be a linguistic field worker: listen carefully and write down what you hear.
FUTURE ENGLISH What will the English of the future look and sound like? Use your expertise in the history of the English's evolution to postulate a plausible version of the language in a future scenario.

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