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Site Map for Studying Varieties of English


Introduction Overviews Divisions Developments
Timelines Glossary Gallery Maps
Bibliographies Links / Sources Search History

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Introduction — general orientation in varieties of English


  1. About this website
  2. Research trends
  3. Technical help

Overviews — general descriptions of varieties of English


  1. Questions of terminology
  2. Accents of English
  3. Sounds of English

Divisions — geographical distribution of varieties of English


  1. Spread of English
  2. Varieties of English
  3. Divisions by location

Developments — scenarios and language change with varieties of English


  1. Developments overseas
  2. New dialect formation
  3. English in a global context
  4. Varieties by type
  5. Non-standard features

Timelines — summaries of events in the spread of English


  1. English in England
  2. English overseas

Glossary — a comprehensive list of linguistic terms


  1. Terms for varieties of English

Gallery — some important figures for studying varieties of English


  1. Researchers and writers
  2. Portraits of figures

maps — maps of the English-speaking world


  1. Historical maps
  2. Early cartography

Bibliographies — References for varieties of English


  1. Sets of references
  2. References guide (PDF file)

Links / Sources — Websites and sources for varieties of English


  1. Sources for varieties of English
  2. Studying the History of English
  3. Irish English Resource Centre

Search — Search the website for contents


  1. Goto list of themes
  2. Search this website for text

History — information on the history of English


  1. Companion website Studying the History of English