The routes of English 1
Elmes, Simon
Book 1, with accompanying CD's, in the "Routes of English" series, based on the BBC Radio 4 programmes and presented by Melvyn Bragg.
Examines dialect and vocabulary differences, with examples, as well as influences from other languages and countries such as Norse, Romany, Irish, Yiddish, the Caribbean, China and India. The language change from Old to Modern English is also considered.
Present a historical and regional overview of spoken English.
EN REF 13; EN REF 13:1-2(CD) Open access