Second language acquisition : socio-cultural and linguistic aspects of English in India /

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Imprint:New Delhi : Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; Sage Publications, 1994.
Description:xiii, 389 p. ; 23 cm.
Series:Research in applied linguistics ; vol. 1
Subject:English language -- India.
Second language acquisition -- India.
English language -- Study and teaching -- India.
English language -- Study and teaching -- Indic speakers.
English language.
English language -- Study and teaching.
English language -- Study and teaching -- Indic speakers.
Second language acquisition.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Agnihotri, Rama Kant, 1945-
Khanna, Amrit Lal.
ISBN:817036406X : Rs385.00
0803991789 (U.S.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / R. K. Agnihotri and A. L. Khanna
  • 1. World Englishes and Applied Linguistics / Braj B. Kachru
  • 2. Indigenized Englishes as Second Languages: Toward a Functional Theory of Second Language Acquisition in Multilingual Contexts / S. N. Sridhar and Kamal K. Sridhar
  • 3. Theoretical Importance of Applied Linguistics / R. Singh and A. Ford
  • 4. English as a Contact Language / Lachman M. Khubchandani
  • 5. Teaching English as a Second Language in India: A Socio-Functional View / Shivendra K. Verma
  • 6. English in Indian Education / Manindra K. Verma
  • 7. English in Mother Tongue Medium Education / M. V. Nadkarni
  • 8. Indian English: Certain Grammatical, Lexical and Stylistic Features / S. V. Parasher
  • 9. 'I Deny That I'm Incapable of not Working All Night': Divergence of Negative Structures in British and Indian English / Jean Aitchison and R. K. Agnihotri
  • 10. The Use of Articles in Indian English: Errors and Pedagogical Implications / R. K. Agnihotri, A. L. Khanna and Aditi Mukherjee
  • 11. On a Description of the Phonology of Indian English / Pramod K. Pandey
  • 12. Implicational Order of Difficulty in the Use of Tenses in English / R. K. Agnihotri, A. L. Khanna and Aditi Mukherjee
  • 13. A Note on the Semantic and Pragmatic Aspects of Indian English / B. N. Patnaik and K. Geetha
  • 14. Sound Patterns of Indian English: A Sociolinguistic Perspective / R. K. Agnihotri
  • 15. Individual and Social Variables in ESL / A. L. Khanna
  • 16. Patterns of Language Use in a Bilingual Setting in India / Anju Sahgal
  • 17. Syntax - The Common Bond: Acceptability of Syntactic Deviances in Indian English / Anju Sahgal and R. K. Agnihotri
  • 18. Discourse Strategies, Pragmatics and ESL: Where are We Going? / Yamuna Kachru
  • 19. How to Direct in Tamil and English: Some Questions about Teaching Communication / E. Annamalai
  • 20. Towards an Alternative Curriculum for Acquisition-Poor Environments / Makhan Lal Tickoo
  • 21. Technical Communication Teaching in India: A Needs Assessment Report / R. K. Singh
  • 22. The Communicational Testing of Reading / Yasmeen Lukmani
  • 23. Selecting Reading Materials: Some Key Considerations / R. S. Gupta
  • 24. Afterword / Rajendra Singh.