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Themes in Studying Varieties of English


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The present website offers information about varieties of English around the world. It contains factual information about these varieties but also summaries and discussions of the methods used in variety studies and the various theoretical proposals for analysing varieties of English. To consult any of the modules click on a link in one of the following lists. The present module shows what is contained in the website thematically. If you don’t find something via the theme list, try the options in the tree on the left (make sure you open the branches by clicking on the plus sign). If you click on an option below you can return to the theme list by clicking on the button back at the top of the window you have moved to (hitting the LeftArrow-key while holding the Alt-key down has the same effect) or just click on the option Themes in the tree on the left. You can also search the website for text content. A wide range of definitions with extensive information are contained in the glossary. There is also a module offering technical help.




Overview information


Variety summaries

Varieties of English
Divisions by location
Varieties by type
Developments overseas
Non-standard features

Maps

Spread of English
Historical maps
Early cartography

Sound files

Accents of English
Sounds of English




Themes discussed on website
  1. Variety studies
  2. Dialects and features
  3. Standards of English
  4. Settlement overseas
  5. Emergence of varieties
  6. Overseas scenarios
  7. Pidgins and creoles
  8. Approaches and models
  9. Sources for varieties
  10. References
  11. Technical help



  1. Variety studies

  2. Dialects and features

  3. Standards of English

  4. Settlement overseas

  5. Emergence of varieties

  6. Overseas scenarios

  7. Pidgins and creoles

  8. Approaches and models

  9. Sources for varieties

  10. References

  11. Technical help




Timelines
English in England
English overseas



Glossary
Glossary for varieties of English



Gallery
Researchers and writers
Portraits of figures



Maps
Spread of English
Historical maps
Early cartography



Bibliographies
References for varieties of English



Links and Sources
Sources for varieties of English



Search
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Search this website for text



History
Companion website Studying the History of English