Speaking Canadian English: An Informal Account of the English Language in Canada Mark M. Orkin

ISBN: 9780773600140

Published: October 28th 1970

Hardcover

276 pages


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Speaking Canadian English: An Informal Account of the English Language in Canada  by  Mark M. Orkin

Speaking Canadian English: An Informal Account of the English Language in Canada by Mark M. Orkin
October 28th 1970 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 276 pages | ISBN: 9780773600140 | 4.44 Mb

What do English-speaking Canadians sound like and why? Can you tell the difference between a Canadian and an American? A Canadian and an Englishman? If so, how? Linguistically speaking is Canada a colony of Britain or a satellite of the UnitedMoreWhat do English-speaking Canadians sound like and why?

Can you tell the difference between a Canadian and an American? A Canadian and an Englishman? If so, how? Linguistically speaking is Canada a colony of Britain or a satellite of the United States? Is there a Canadian language?

Speaking Canadian English, first published in 1971, in a non-technical way, describes English as it is spoken in Canada its vocabulary, pronunciation, syntax, grammar, spelling, slang. This title comments on the history of Canadian English how it came to sound the way it does and attempts to predict what will happen to it in the future. This book will be of interest to students of linguistics.



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