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Tolerance Towards Malaysian English As a New Variety of English


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Maniam, Rukumani Devi (1998) Tolerance Towards Malaysian English As a New Variety of English. [Project Paper Report]

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New Englishes have emerged all over the world and are seen as developing from what can be called the established native speaker variety. Malaysian English is a non-native variety distinct from the Standard British English. The consolidation of this variety in its present form or its continuity evolving into a form even further from its roots, depends on the attitudes of its speech community. Malaysian English has emerged in a systematic and consistent manner both in spoken and written forms. The results of the survey indicate that there is tolerance for Malaysian English both in the spoken and written mode.


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Item Type: Project Paper Report
Subject: English language - Malaysia - Usage
Subject: English language - Study and teaching - Foreign speakers
Call Number: FPP 1998 26
Chairman Supervisor: Dr. Malachi Edwin Vethamani
Divisions: Faculty of Educational Studies
Depositing User: Nurul Hayatie Hashim
Date Deposited: 30 Dec 2010 10:49
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2011 04:19
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/9011
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