Register variation in Indian English

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English language -- Variation -- India, English language -- India -- Usage, Languages in contact -- India, Bilingualism -- India, India -- Lang
Statementby Chandrika Balasubramanian.
SeriesStudies in corpus linguistics (SCL) -- 37
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LC ClassificationsPE3502.I6 B25 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL24060520M
ISBN 139789027223111, 9789027289032
LC Control Number2009023005

"Register Variation in Indian English" constitutes the first large-scale empirical investigation of an international variety of English. Using a combination of the corpus compiled for this project and relevant sections of ICE-India as its database, this work tests existing descriptions and characterizations.

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Using a combination of the corpus compiled for this project and relevant sections of ICE-India as its database, this work tests existing descriptions and characterizations of English in India, and provides the first empirical account of register variation in.

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