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Nigerian English Phonology

A Preference Grammar

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Ugo Ugorji

Contents: Sociolinguistics – Phonology – Pedagogy – Nigerian English – New Englishes – Contact Linguistics – Acrolectal Speech, Mesolectal Speech – Basilectal Speech – Endonormative Stabilisation – Indigenisation – Formalisation – Nigerian Pidgin – Phonological Typologies – Sound Inventory – Speech Sounds – Prosody – Prominence – Intonation – Pitch – Sound Quality and Quantity – Nationalism – Preference Grammar – International Acceptance – International Markedness – Official Language – National Language – Optimality Theory.