New PDF release: The Culture of Singapore English (Studies in English

By Jock O. Wong

This booklet presents a clean method of Singapore English, via concentrating on its cultural connotations. the writer, a local Singaporean, explores a number facets of this wealthy number of English - together with handle types, cultural different types, debris and interjections – and hyperlinks specific phrases to specific cultural norms. through the use of the common Semantic Metalanguage (NSM) technique, that's unfastened from technical terminology, he explains the connection among which means and tradition with maximal readability, and an extra power of this learn lies in its use of actual examples and images, which supply a desirable glimpse of Singaporean lifestyles. via comparisons with Anglo English, it additionally explores a few problems linked to regular English and cultural false impression. Lending a different neighborhood point of view and written with an incisiveness that makes it excellent for either educational and non-academic readers, this e-book will entice all these drawn to Singapore English and its cultural values.

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