The Other Tongue: English Across Cultures

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Braj B. Kachru
University of Illinois Press, 1992 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 384 pages
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Contents

The Other Side of English and the 1990s
1
English in the Global Context Directions and Issues
17
Sociology of English as an Additional Language
19
English as an International Language Directions in the 1990s
27
Models for NonNative Englishes
48
Spread of English and Issues of Intelligibility
75
Bridging the Paradigm Gap SecondLanguage Acquisition Theory and Indigenized Varieties of English
91
Testing English as a World Language Issues in Assessing NonNative Proficiency
108
American English From a Colonial Substandard to a Prestige Language
211
American English Quest for a Model
220
The Life Cycle of NonNative Englishes A Case Study
233
Literary Creativity in the Other Tongue
253
The Literary Dimension of the Spread of English
255
Style Range in New English Literatures
283
Meaning in Deviation Toward Understanding NonNative English Texts
301
My Language Your Culture Whose Communicative Competence?
327

Nativization Formal and Functional
123
The Africanization of English
125
Standard Nigerian English Issues of Identification
148
Chinese Varieties of English
162
James Stanlaw English in Japanese Communicative Strategies
178
Contact and Change Question of a Standard
209
Culture Style and Discourse Expanding Noetics of English
340
World Englishes in the Classroom Rationale and Resources
353
Teaching World Englishes
355
Notes on Contributors
367
Index
369
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