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This book provides explanations for the emergence of contact languages, especially pidgins and creoles. It assesses the current state of research and examines aspects of current theories and approaches that have excited much controversy and debate. The book answers questions such as: How validis the notion of a pidgin-creole-postcreole life cycle? Why are many features of pidgins and creoles simple in formal terms compared to other languages? And what is the origin of the grammatical innovations in expanded pidgins and creoles - linguistic universals, conventional language change, theinfluence of features of languages in the contact environment, or a mix of two or more factors? In addressing these issues, the author looks at research on processes of second language acquisition and use, including simplification, overgeneralization, and language transfer. He shows how theseprocesses can account for many of the characteristics of contact languages, and proposes linguistic and sociolinguistic constraints on their application in language contact. His analysis is supported with detailed examples and case studies from Pidgin Fijian, Melanesian Pidgin, Hawai''i Creole, NewCaledonian Tayo and Australian Kriol, which he uses as well to assess the merits of competing theories of language genesis. Professor Siegel also considers his research''s wider implications for linguistic theory. Jeff Siegel, Books, Reference and Language, The Emergence of Pidgin and Creole Languages Books>Reference and Language, Oxford University Press

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The Emergence of Pidgin and Creole Languages
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Siegel, Jeff

Title:

The Emergence of Pidgin and Creole Languages

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0199216673

This book examines the emergence of pidgins and creoles and the controversies surrounding current theories about them. Among the questions considered are why their grammars are simple, at the pidgin-creole-postcreole life cycle, and the causes of grammatical innovation. The analysis is supported with detailed examples and case studies.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780199216673
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0199216673
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Publishing year: 2008
Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PR
320 Pages
Weight: 0,590 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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