A Dictionary of Nigerian English Usage

ab 14,90 

Herbert Igboanusi

ISBN 978-3-8258-1453-3
Band-Nr. 1
Jahr 2008
Seiten 384
Bindung broschiert
Reihe African Languages – African Literatures. Langues Africaines – Littératures Africaines


A Dictionary of Nigerian English Usage illustrates the variety of English
used in Nigeria thereby allowing Nigerians and foreigners alike to
recognise and learn Nigerian English and gain more in-dept understanding
of the state of the variety. The entries have been selected on the basis
of frequency of usage in written texts and speech and for their cultural
and historical importance. The dictionary contains a detailed introduction
which explains the features of Nigerian English, the history of English in
Nigeria and research techniques and methodology.

Herbert Igboanusi is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of
Linguistics and African Languages, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, where he
teaches courses on sociolinguistics and stylistics. He has numerous
publications on the varieties of West African English, language policy and
language conflict, and stylistics.