Paul Baker's American and British English: Divided by a Common Language? PDF

By Paul Baker

Is British English turning into extra like American English? if that is so, why, and in what methods? This booklet compares examples of yank and British language facts from the Nineteen Thirties, Nineteen Sixties, Nineteen Nineties and 2000s, to trace an important ways in which either types are altering through the years, and compares the level to which they're following comparable paths utilizing a mix of machine and human research. The research is conducted throughout a number of degrees, together with spelling modifications (such as color vs color), vocabulary (truck vs lorry), and a number morphological, grammatical, semantic and pragmatic positive aspects. Baker explores the altering features of yankee and British society which support to provide an explanation for the findings.

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