ERIC Number: EJ363633
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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Sociolinguistic Context and Second-Language Acquisition: Acculturation and Creativity in Malaysian English.
Lowenberg, Peter H.
World Englishes, v5 n1 p71-83 Fall 1986
Presents a historical summary of the sociolinguistic context of Malaysian English and analyzes data demonstrating that transfer from Malay to standard Malaysian English does not result from interference leading to fossilization, but rather as English is acculturated in a sociolinguistic context unique to Malaysia. (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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