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The Oxford Companion to the English Language

Edited by Tom McArthur, Jacqueline Lam-McArthur and Lise Fontaine

Second edition

Published in print May 2018 | ISBN: 9780199661282
Published online May 2018 | e-ISBN: 9780191744389 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780199661282.001.0001
The Oxford Companion to the English Language

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This new edition of a landmark Companion notably focuses on World Englishes, English language teaching, English as an international language, and the effect of technological advances on the English language. More than 130 new entries include African American English, British Sign Language, China English, digital literacy, multimodality, social networking, superdiversity, and text messaging. It also includes new biographical entries on key individuals who have had an impact on the English language in recent decades, including Beryl (Sue) Atkins, Adam Kilgariff, and John Sinclair.

It is an invaluable reference for English language students and fascinating reading for any general reader with an interest in language.

Book.  1438 pages.  512780 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of English

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