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Taboo English in Second Language Research

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ISBN-10: 3838371526

ISBN-13: 9783838371528

Edition: N/A

Authors: Dianna Mary Holster

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Once frowned upon, Taboo English words such as bloody and bugger are now commonly heard in society and non-native learners of English will undoubtedly come into contact with this bad language through exposure to day-to-day conversations, the media, movies and popular music. However, despite the prevalence of this bad language in society, very little academic literature exists in the field of second language research on the pedagogical implications of addressing Taboo English in the ESOL classroom. Bad language is a valuable aspect of a speakers linguistic repertoire and native English speakers use taboo words in complex and diverse ways to communicate ideas quickly and efficiently. This…    
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Book details

List price: $83.00
Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 196
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.45" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English