atw: Re: Looks good, but ....

Thanks. What are the other varieties? - does it separate Aus and NZ =
English?



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From: Robert Kloiber [mailto:robert@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Friday, 30 April 2004 9:02 AM
To: austechwriter@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: atw: Re: Looks good, but ....




I have a booklet called "International English" A guide to the varieties =

of standard English by Peter Trudgill & Jean Hannah ISBN 0340586451

It looks at about 10 varieties of English, including Indian.

Robert Kloiber


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On 30/04/2004 at 8:48 AM Fullerton, Elizabeth wrote:

> Does anyone know of any papers which describe (in plain English) the =
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> main differences between Indian English and Australian English (or =3D
> British English as a second choice) - I think it might help people =3D
> around here if we can tell them what to expect, so they can try to =
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> being frustrated at things they can't change - so they can tell the =
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> difference between idiom and just plain bad writing... Plus I would =
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> it very interesting!
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Erisa Linsky [mailto:slinka@xxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Friday, 30 April 2004 8:02 AM
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> Subject: atw: Re: Looks good, but ....
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> Yet interestingly enough, it explains things vey succinctly with no
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> Probably written by an Asian writer..........Maybe bad english is =
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> after all.
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> Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2004 10:22 AM
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> Just came across this rather attractive brochure which isn't quite up =
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> scratch in the English language department.
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> http://www.inet.co.th/inet-istyle/2/pdf_files/tipeng.pdf
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