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By Rajend Mesthrie

"What makes South African English diversified? have you puzzled the place the phrases ‘gogga’, ‘tsotsi’ and ‘larney’ come from? were you aware that the 1st sentence uttered by means of a South African in English could have been spoken by way of a Khoikhoi guy in 1613?
South African English is exclusive and is made of a number of types. This exciting and informative publication seems on the sorts of English spoken right here, the place they arrive from and the way they healthy into the spectrum of global Englishes. funny and interesting, it really is filled with universal expressions, slang, grammatical diversifications and specified South African phrases and words, together with ‘just now’, ‘busy ready’ and, after all, ‘eish’.
The publication explores the impression of Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa and different languages on English because it is spoken within the various context of South Africa. It considers the social implications of language, questions notions of correctness and incorrectness, and celebrates South African English for its concepts and expressiveness.
Eish, yet is it English? is a booklet for everybody who's attracted to the best way we use language and make it our own.
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