Investigating the grammatical features of Philippine English

Ma. Lourdes S. Bautista

in Philippine English

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print November 2008 | ISBN: 9789622099470
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882207264 | DOI:
Investigating the grammatical features of Philippine English

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This chapter investigates the grammatical features of Philippine English. It validates the features already identified in previous studies by using a concordancing program on the one-million word Philippine corpus, the Philippine component of the International Corpus of English (ICE-PHI). It aims to identify which grammatical features occur in ICE-PHI, and to investigate their frequency of occurrence.

Keywords: grammatical features; Philippine English; Philippine corpus; International Corpus of English; ICE-PHI

Chapter.  7311 words. 

Subjects: Sociolinguistics

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