Sranan Tongo - An english-based creole in the republic of Suriname: An english-based creole in the republic of Suriname by Ulrike Römer

Sranan Tongo - An english-based creole in the republic of Suriname: An english-based creole in the…

byUlrike Römer

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Seminar paper from the year 2006 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, grade: 2,0, University of Leipzig (Institute for British Studies), course: Pidgin & Creole, 13 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: Pidgins and Creoles occur all over the world and they have been given more and more scholarly attention. Loreto Todd states that 'references to their existence go back to the Middle Ages' . In a simplified way, Pidgins and Creoles are mixed languages which have been used when speakers of unlike languages were not able to communicate sufficiently, for instance traders coming from different countries. [...] One example of an English-based Creole is Sranan Tongo which is used in the Republic of Suriname. [...] The available paper shall deal with the geographical setting, the history and the sociocultural and sociolinguistic background of Sranan Tongo. Furthermore, it shall give a linguistic description including a text sample of the Creole. [...]
Title:Sranan Tongo - An english-based creole in the republic of Suriname: An english-based creole in the…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:December 3, 2007Publisher:GRIN VerlagLanguage:English

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