Contact Languages

Pidgins and Creoles

  • Authors
  • Mark Sebba
Book

Part of the Modern Linguistics Series book series

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Mark Sebba
    Pages 1-36
  3. Mark Sebba
    Pages 37-69
  4. Mark Sebba
    Pages 70-98
  5. Mark Sebba
    Pages 134-167
  6. Mark Sebba
    Pages 168-202
  7. Mark Sebba
    Pages 264-291
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 292-314

About this book

Introduction

Contact Languages: Pidgins and Creoles aims to introduce the reader to the exciting and important field of pidgin and creole studies. The book deals with the linguistic, historical and social aspects of the development of pidgin and creole languages. Detailed case studies of individual pidgins and creoles are based around texts drawn from a range of different types and contexts (mainly contemporary), with discussion and grammatical notes. Chapters are interspersed with exercises to consolidate and develop the reader's understanding.

Keywords

bibliography Case Studies individual stage understanding

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