Exploring the Boundaries of Caribbean Creole Languages
$9.99

Exploring the Boundaries of Caribbean Creole Languages

By Hazel Simmons-McDonald, Ian Robertson
US$ 9.99
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Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Tributes
    • The Contribution of Pauline Christie to the Study of Linguistics in the Caribbean
    • "Memory of Mona"
    • Introduction
  • Section 1 Definition and Description
    • 1 Challenging the Definition of Creole
    • 2 Tense and Aspect in Belize Creole
    • 3 Phonological Signatures of Tobagonian Speech in Trinidad and Tobago
    • 4 On the Status of Diphthongs in Jamaican: Mr Vegas Pronounces
  • Section 2 Language and Education
    • 5 The Use of the Vernacular in West Indian Education
    • 6 Vernacular Instruction and Bi-Literacy Development: French Creole Speakers
    • 7 Issues of Face-Saving in the Pre-School Classroom
  • Section 3 Language and Caribbean Society
    • 8 Creole Representation in Literary Discourse: Issues of Linguistic and Discourse Analysis
    • 9 Is the Pain in Your Belly-Bottom? Extending the Boundaries of Jamaican Creole to Non-Native Users
    • 10 Asou Down-There: Code-Mixing in a Bilingual Community
    • 11 Globalization and the Language of Rastafari
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