|1. Introduction and basic concepts.
|World Englishes. Colonialism, postcolonialism and diasporas. English v. english.
Accent, bilingualism, creole, dialect, diglossia, idiolect, jargon, lingua franca, pidgin, register, slang, etc.
|2. English at the center of the Empire.
||The Queen’s English. BBC English. Standard British English as dialect. London varieties, Scottish English, Wenglish, North of England, South of England, the Midlands.
|3. English in the Americas. American englishes.
||General American English, African-American English, Canadian English, Chicano English, Louisiana creole, Caribbean English.
|4. English in Africa.
||Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, South Africa.
|6. Other English varieties.
||Academic English (e.g. MLA). English according to gender, class, age, ethnicity, profession, etc.