Zimbabwean English: A sociophonological exploration

  title={Zimbabwean English: A sociophonological exploration},
  author={Maxwell Kadenge},
  journal={South African Journal of African Languages},
  pages={35 - 51}
  • M. Kadenge
  • Published 2010
  • History
  • South African Journal of African Languages
The worldwide emergence of new Englishes and their subtypes known as African Englishes has been a subject of considerable theoretical and descriptive discussion. Although the variety of English that is spoken in Zimbabwe has distinct linguistic features and displays the key properties of new Englishes, it has not received significant attention from both theoretical and applied linguists. This study addresses this issue by presenting a sociophonological exploration of the hypothesis that the… Expand
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