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4 edition of English in Wales found in the catalog.

English in Wales

diversity, conflict, and change

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Published by Multilingual Matters in Clevedon [England], Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wales,
  • Wales.
    • Subjects:
    • English language -- Dialects -- Wales.,
    • English language -- Foreign elements -- Welsh.,
    • Welsh language -- Influence on English.,
    • Languages in contact -- Wales.,
    • Wales -- Languages.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Nikolas Coupland in association with Alan R. Thomas.
      SeriesMultilingual matters ;, 52, Multilingual matters (Series) ;, 52.
      ContributionsCoupland, Nikolas, 1950-, Thomas, Alan R. 1935-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPE1771 .E5 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 295 p. :
      Number of Pages295
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2048562M
      ISBN 101853590320, 1853590312
      LC Control Number88025856

      Books in the castle, shelves on the streets and more little boutique bookstores than you could ever have thought possible: this is Hay-on-Wye, an adorable town on the Welsh/ English border. Filled with all things book related, you simply must see the book-town for yourself on any visit to Wales! Wales has more castles per square mile than anywhere else in the world. The dragon, daffodil and leek are among Wales' national symbols. A history of Wales in 10 objects. From medieval fortresses to scientific breakthroughs. Find out more about Wales' history through 10 iconic objects. National Symbols. Find your bearings.

      Find a Cadw event (mobile link) Find out about historic places near you. Search our records. Family Days Out. Make a day of it by combining a visit to a family-friendly Cadw property with a trip to one or more of Wales’s other attractions. Castles for Kids. If the drama of simply wandering the battlements of our fabulous fortresses isn’t. Literature Wales is the national company for the development of literature. Our vision is a Wales where literature empowers, improves and brightens lives. We are a registered charity, and work to inspire communities, develop writers and celebrate the literary culture of Wales. Literature Wales works in Welsh, English and bilingually across Wales.

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: Introduction: social and linguistic perspectives on English in Wales / Nikolas Coupland and Alan R. Thomas --The Anglicisation of Wales / Colin H. Williams --Language shift in Gwent, c / W.T.R. Pryce --The phonetics of Cardiff English. After many battles to maintain independence, Wales was annexed by the English in the thirteenth century and politically united with England under the Tudor monarchs. The deepest cave in Britain, Ogof Ffynnon Dddu, is in Wales. It's 1,ft (m) deep! Books about Wales .


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