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Grao en Inglés: Estudos Lingüísticos e Literarios
  Varieties of English
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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.
5. English in Asia and Oceania.

India, Australia, New Zealand, Maori English, Solomon Islands Pidgin.
6. Other English varieties. Academic English (e.g. MLA). English according to gender, class, age, ethnicity, profession, etc.
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