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Standard English - Received Pronunciation, Basic English, International English, Scottish English, Globish, Mid-Atlantic English (Paperback) Loot Price: R452
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Standard English - Received Pronunciation, Basic English, International English, Scottish English, Globish, Mid-Atlantic...

Standard English - Received Pronunciation, Basic English, International English, Scottish English, Globish, Mid-Atlantic English (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Received Pronunciation, Basic English, International English, Scottish English, Globish, Mid-Atlantic English, Standard English, Specialized English, Simplified English, Special English, Gellish English, Plain English, Chrissie Maher. Excerpt: Basic English, also known as Simple English, is an English -based controlled language created (in essence as a simplified subset of English) by linguist and philosopher Charles Kay Ogden as an international auxiliary language, and as an aid for teaching English as a Second Language . It was presented in Ogden's book Basic English: A General Introduction with Rules and Grammar (1930). Capitalised, BASIC is sometimes taken as an acronym that stands for British American Scientific International Commercial . Ogden's Basic, and the concept of a simplified English, gained its greatest publicity just after the Allied victory in the Second World War as a tool for world peace. Although Basic English was not built into a program, similar simplifications have been devised for various international uses. Ogden's associate I. A. Richards promoted its use in schools in China. More recently, it has influenced the creation of Voice of America 's Special English for news broadcasting, and Simplified English, another English-based controlled language designed to write technical manuals. What survives today of Ogden's Basic English is the basic 850-word list used as the beginner's vocabulary of the English language taught worldwide, especially Asia . Design principles Ogden tried to simplify English while keeping it normal for native speakers, by specifying grammar restrictions and a controlled small vocabulary which makes an extensive use of paraphrasis . Most notably, Ogden allowed only 18 verbs, which he called "operators." His General Introduction s...

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2010
First published: May 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 80
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-64476-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-155-64476-X
Barcode: 9781155644769

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