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|Title:||Co-Articulation and Social Acceptability: Pragmatic Implications for World Englishes|
|Source:||Nihalani, P. (1991). Co-Articulation and Social Acceptability: Pragmatic Implications for World Englishes. World Englishes 10 (3) : 287-293. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||The validity of native-like standards as requirements in English is questioned. In particular, reference is made to allophonic variations, which are said to be necessary to maintain phonemic distinctions & social acceptability. It is argued that standards are biased by an exclusive monolingual society viewpoint & that social acceptability is an issue of social identity, not linguistics. Implications for English as a second language curricula in the Outer Circle of World Englishes are discussed.|
|Source Title:||World Englishes|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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