New Zealand English

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Allan Bell, Koenraad Kuiper
John Benjamins Publishing, 1999 - Foreign Language Study - 366 pages
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New Zealand English is currently one of the most researched varieties of English world-wide. This book presents an up-to-date account of all the major aspects of New Zealand English by leading scholars as well as younger specialists in each of the major fields of enquiry. The book is authoritative in its range and represents not only a synopsis of past research, but also new research in many areas of study. It is of interest not just to specialists in regional varieties of English but many of the chapters detail new approaches to the study of dialect phenomena. It contains an introduction describing the external history of New Zealand English and the development of the study of New Zealand English. It comes with a full bibliography of work on New Zealand English and is fully indexed. This book is a significant landmark in the study of English varieties and will prove indispensable for anyone who is a student of English and New Zealand English.

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New Zealand Pronunciation (with RA clips added)
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ONZE - The Origins of New Zealand English Project - Research
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Linguistic Archaeology: The Scottish Input to New Zealand English ...
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Assess the evidence for regional variation in New Zealand English ... Describe the relationships between attitudes to New Zealand English and ... fhss/ student-administration/ course-outlines/ 2006/ Trimester2/ LING/ LING322-2006-T2.pdf

Getting into a flap! /t/ in New Zealand English
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JSTOR: Sex-Marking Suffixes in Written New Zealand English
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About the author (1999)

Allan Bell has been both making and studying media language for many years. He has worked as a journalist and editor in a daily news service, weekly newspaper and monthly magazines. He has researched media language in several countries, especially New Zealand and the United Kingdom. He is an Honorary Research Fellow at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand combining his research there with work as a freelance journalist and media consultant.

Koenraad Kuiper is Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. W. Scott Allan is Senior Lecturer, Department of Applied Language Studies and Linguistics, University of Auckland, New Zealand.

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