Philippine English, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 9888052632
  • ISBN-13: 9789888052639
  • DDC: 427.9599
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 405 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released November 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Asian Englishes Today.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Editor's Preface.
List of Contributors.
Map of the Philippines.
Introduction: Philippine English: Linguistic and Literary Perspectives.
1: The Sociolinguistic Context.
2: A Favorable Climate and Soil: A Transplanted Language and Literature.
3: English in Philippine Education: Solution or Problem?.
4: English-Language Media in the Philippines: Description and Research.
5: World Englishes or Worlds of English? Pitfalls of a Postcolonial Discourse in Philippine English.
6: 'When I Was a Child I Spake as a Child': Reflecting on the Limits of a Nationalist Language Policy.
7: Taglish, or the Phantom Power of the Lingua Franca.
8: Linguistic Forms.
9: Linguistic Diversity and English in the Philippines.
10: A Lectal Description of the Phonological Features of Philippine English.
11: Lexicography and the Description of Philippine English Vocabulary.
12: Investigating the Grammatical Features of Philippine English.
13: English in Philippine Call Centers and BPO Operations: Issues, Opportunities and Research.
14: Philippine English Literature.
15: Colonial Education and the Shaping of Philippine Literature in English.
16: Negotiating Language: Postcolonialism and Nationalism in Philippine Literature in English.
17: 'This Scene So Fair': Filipino English Poetry, 1905–2005.
18: The Philippine Short Story in English: An Overview.
19: The Filipino Novel in English.
20: Filipino Diasporic Literature.
21: In Conversation: Cebuano Writers on Philippine Literature and English.
22: Resources.
23: Bibliographical Resources for Researching English in the Philippines.