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Title:Language Contact, Convergence, and Attitudes: The Case of English in Germany
Author(s):Hilgendorf, Suzanne K.
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Kachru, Braj B.
Department / Program:Germanic Languages and Literatures
Discipline:Germanic Languages and Literatures
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Language, Linguistics
Abstract:The primary objectives of the dissertation are to examine the nativization and acculturation of English to the German situation of context, while also considering the simultaneous Englishization of German as a result of language contact and convergence. Aside from providing a more comprehensive assessment of the influence of English, the study also has relevance for other research areas, such as multilingualism in Germany and language use within the context of the European Union.
Issue Date:2001
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:225 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/86331
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3017098
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-28
Date Deposited:2001


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