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English in Europe

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English in Europe by Manfred Gorlach
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English in Europe charts the English invasion of Europe since 1945. Sixteen distinguished European scholars report on the English words and phrases that have become integral parts of their languages. Each describes the effect of English on the host language, and shows how the process of incorporation often modifies pronunciation and spelling and frequently transforms meaning and use. The languages surveyed are Icelandic, Dutch, French, Spanish, Norwegian, German, Italian, Romanian, Polish, Croatian, Finnish, Albanian, Russian, Bulgarian, Hungarian, and Greek. The book is designed as a companion to A Dictionary of European Anglicisms but may be read as an independent work. This is the first systematic survey of a phenomenon that is fascinating, alarming, and apparently unstoppable.
Release date NZ
June 1st, 2004
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
6 pages of figures and tables
Imprint
Oxford University Press
Pages
348
Dimensions
171x246x19
ISBN-13
9780199273102
Product ID
2245376

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