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Varieties of English in South America

  1. Kanavillil Rajagopalan

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal1257

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Rajagopalan, K. 2012. Varieties of English in South America. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

Abstract

Made up of 12 sovereign states and 3 major territories, the continent of South America belongs to the “expanding circle” insofar as the worldwide ascendancy of English as an international language is concerned.

Keywords:

  • esl/efl;
  • South America;
  • World Englishes