School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies

This information is for the 2015 academic year. See information for LING 422 in 2014.

LING-422 – New Zealand English

Points:30Prerequisites:None
Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:Linguistics & Applied LanguageRestrictions:LING 322

A study of the origins, development and distinctiveness of New Zealand English, including both the structures and patterns of usage in this variety. 100% internal assessment. Co-taught with LING 322.

Set Texts:

LING 322 Course Book available from vicbooks. Approximately $25.

Recommended Texts:

Bell, Allan and Koenraad Kuiper (eds.) 2000. New Zealand English. Wellington:Victoria University Press.

Gordon, Elizabeth et al. (eds.) 2004. New Zealand English: its origins and evolution. Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press.

Hay, Jennifer et al. 2008. New Zealand English: Dialects of English. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

This course is not currently being offered.