This is the first comprehensive description of Indian English and its emerging regional standard in a corpus-linguistic framework. Drawing on a wealth of authentic spoken and written data from India (including the Kolhapur Corpus and the International Corpus of English), this book explores the dynamics of variation and change in the vocabulary and grammar of contemporary Indian English.An additional six texts were recorded from the Internet in October and November 2000 because the audio quality of ... The essay section (IND2000-Ess) was included in the Primary Corpus to strike a balance between the heavily edited ... was the second language of all corpus contributors, Hindi being their first language.
|Title||:||Contemporary Indian English|
|Publisher||:||John Benjamins Publishing - 2009|