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The Native Speaker
Multilingual Perspectives

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January 1998 | 226 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
This study of the origins and variegated identity of the `native speaker' presents psycho- and neuro-linguistic perspectives as well as several case studies from India, Singapore and Africa. The contributors also address the politicization involved in the `nativization' and `othering' of varieties of speech and dialects.
Rajendra Singh
Introduction
Rajendra Singh, Jean D'Souza, K P Mohanan and N S Prabhu
On `New/Non-Native' Englishes
A Quartet  
Otto M Ikome
Language `Nativization' in West Africa
Acculturation and Acquisition of `Native' Speakers in Cameroon  
Thiru Kandiah
Epiphanies of the Deathless Native User's Manifold Avatars
A Post-Colonial Perspective on the Native Speaker  
Salikoko S Mufwene
Native Speaker, Proficient Speaker and Norms
D P Pattanayak
Mother Tongue
An Indian Context  
E Annamalai
Nativity of Language
Alan Ford
Aspects of the Grammar of the Native and Non-Native Speaker
Probal Dasgupta
The Native Speaker
A Short History  
Pieter Muysken
We Are All Native Speakers, But of Which Language?
Michel Paradis
Neurolinguistic Aspects of the Native Speaker

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ISBN: 9780761992134
£35.00