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Exploring ethnically-marked varieties of Kenyan English : intonation and associated attitudes, Billian Khalayi Otundo

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Exploring ethnically-marked varieties of Kenyan English : intonation and associated attitudes
Title
Exploring ethnically-marked varieties of Kenyan English
Title remainder
intonation and associated attitudes
Statement of responsibility
Billian Khalayi Otundo
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
YDX
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Otundo, Billian Khalayi
Dewey number
427/.96762
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PE3432.K4
LC item number
O88 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Beiträge zur Afrikaforschung,
Series volume
band 83
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  • English language
  • English language
  • Kenya
Label
Exploring ethnically-marked varieties of Kenyan English : intonation and associated attitudes, Billian Khalayi Otundo
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-225)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Background To The Study : The Sociolinguistic Situation In Kenya
  • Discussion of Yes/No Questions
  • Findings of Declarative Questions
  • Long Declarative Questions
  • Short Declarative Questions
  • Discussion of Declarative Questions
  • Findings of Declarative Statements
  • Long Declarative Statements
  • Short Declarative Statements
  • Discussion of Declarative Statements
  • Summary
  • Statement Of The Problem
  • L1 Influence On L2 Intonation By Bukusu And Nandi Non-Native Speakers
  • Introduction
  • Evidence of L1 Transfer
  • Lubukusu terminal fall for declarative questions
  • Lubukusu terminal fall for yes, no questions
  • Lubukusu falling contour with nuclear on wh-word for wh-Questions
  • Nandi falling contour with nuclear on wh-word for wh-Questions
  • Nandi terminal fall for declarative question
  • Forms of Interlanguage Intonation
  • Nandi and Lubukusu terminal rise for wh-questions
  • Objectives Of The Study
  • Nandi and Lubukusu terminal rise for statement
  • Nandi terminal fall for yes, no questions
  • Lubukusu terminal high-fall (on nuclear accent) for Declarative Question
  • Discussion
  • Summary
  • Attitudes Toward Lubukusu And Nandi E-Marked Intonation
  • Introduction
  • Status and Solidarity Evaluation
  • Identification of the Speakers' Ethnic Affiliation
  • Discussion of Findings
  • Research Questions
  • Summary
  • Summary Of Findings, Recommendations And Conclusions
  • Summary of Major Findings
  • Objective one sought to describe the range of intonation Patterns That Exist Among Bukusu And Nandi Speakers Of English
  • Objective two sought to establish whether there are Features Of Intonation That Distinguish Bukusu Speakers Of English from Nandi speakers of English
  • Objective three sought to establish whether the range of Intonation Patterns Of The Two Groups Emanate From Their Ethnic Languages
  • Objective four sought to establish whether respondents are Able To Distinguish Between Bukusu And Nandi Speakers Of English on the basis of their intonation and any attitudes that Respondents May Have Toward Each Group
  • Contribution of the Study
  • Recommendations
  • Concluding Remarks
  • Hypotheses
  • List Of References
  • Appendices
  • Letter of Introduction to Subjects
  • The Selected Reading Passage for the Pilot Study
  • Editing the Selected Reading Passage for the Actual Study
  • Edited Version of the Reading Passage for the Actual Study
  • Guided Interview Questions for the Subjects
  • Questionnaire used to Elicit Evaluative Adjectives
  • Attitude Elicitation Questionnaire
  • Significance And Contribution Of The Study
  • Motivation for the study
  • Scope And Limitations
  • Summary And Study Structure
  • On World Englishes : Postcolonial Varieties In Kenya
  • Table Of Contents
  • Introduction
  • Historical Roots, Tentacles and Entanglements of English
  • Kenyan English within Models of New World Englishes
  • Kachru's Concentric Circles of World Englishes
  • Schneider's Dynamic Model of Post-Colonial Englishes
  • Moag's Life Cycle on Non-Native Englishes
  • Variationist Framework within Sociolinguistic Theories
  • English in Kenya in Colonial Context
  • Emergence of Varieties of English in Kenya in Postcolonial Context
  • Distinctive Phonological Features of Kenyan English
  • Acknowledgements
  • Attitude Studies on Varieties of English
  • Use of English in Kenya
  • Regional Mapping of Ethnic Languages of Kenya
  • The Bukusu and Nandi : Regions and Ethnic Languages
  • Summary
  • Intonation Approaches And Phonology Of English, Lubukusu And Nandi
  • Introduction
  • Levels and Contour Approaches
  • The Contour Based Approach
  • The Autosegmental-Metrical Framework
  • List Of Tables
  • Application of Contour Based and AM Approaches to this Study
  • The Importance of Intonation
  • Attitudinal Intonation
  • Grammatical Intonation
  • Discourse (Informational) Intonation
  • The Phonology of English, Lubukusu and Nandi
  • English Intonation
  • Lubukusu Intonation
  • Nandi Intonation
  • Potential L1 Influence
  • List Of Figures
  • Mentalist View of Attitudes
  • Summary
  • Research Design And Methodology
  • Introduction
  • Research Design
  • Study Area and Target Population
  • Sampling Group, Procedure and Method
  • Sampling for Subjects
  • Sampling for Respondents
  • Sampling and Description of Subjects for L1 Spontaneous Speech
  • Definition Of Terms
  • Description of Subjects for Acoustic Data
  • Description of Subjects for Attitude Elicitation
  • Description of Respondents for Attitude Elicitation
  • Gender and Age of Respondents
  • Level of Education
  • Regions and Counties of Respondents
  • Regions and Counties of Current Residence of Respondents
  • Development of Research Instruments
  • The Reading Passage
  • The Recorded Subjects' Spontaneous Speech in Interview Sessions
  • Abstract
  • The Recorded Subjects' Spontaneous Speech in L1
  • The Verbal Guise Technique
  • Data Collection Method
  • The Pilot Study
  • Ethical Considerations, Permission and Procedure to Carry out Research
  • Extraction, Annotation and Display of Acoustic Data
  • Intonation Transcriptions by Praat, Prosogram, and Tone and Break Indices
  • Variation Scores
  • Preparation of Response Data
  • Categorisation and Analysis Procedure of Response Data
  • Introduction And Background To The Study
  • Data Sorted by each category
  • Speaker Accent Recognition
  • Accent Unrecognition
  • Summary
  • Range Of Non-Native Intonation Patterns Within And Between Bukusu And Nandi Ethnic Group
  • Introduction
  • Intonation Variation within the Bukusu and Nandi
  • Intonation Variation of Wh-questions within the Ethnic Groups
  • Intonation Variation of Yes, No Questions within Ethnic Groups
  • Intonation Variation of Declarative Questions within the Ethnic Groups
  • Introduction
  • Intonation Variation of Declarative Statements within the Ethnic Groups
  • Discussion
  • Scores for Variation between Ethnic Groups
  • Findings of Wh-questions
  • Long Wh-questions
  • Short Wh-questions
  • Discussion of Wh-Questions
  • Findings of Yes, No Questions
  • Long Yes/No Questions
  • Short Yes, No Questions
Control code
1019741156
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 240 pages
Isbn
9783643909701
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1019741156
Label
Exploring ethnically-marked varieties of Kenyan English : intonation and associated attitudes, Billian Khalayi Otundo
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-225)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Background To The Study : The Sociolinguistic Situation In Kenya
  • Discussion of Yes/No Questions
  • Findings of Declarative Questions
  • Long Declarative Questions
  • Short Declarative Questions
  • Discussion of Declarative Questions
  • Findings of Declarative Statements
  • Long Declarative Statements
  • Short Declarative Statements
  • Discussion of Declarative Statements
  • Summary
  • Statement Of The Problem
  • L1 Influence On L2 Intonation By Bukusu And Nandi Non-Native Speakers
  • Introduction
  • Evidence of L1 Transfer
  • Lubukusu terminal fall for declarative questions
  • Lubukusu terminal fall for yes, no questions
  • Lubukusu falling contour with nuclear on wh-word for wh-Questions
  • Nandi falling contour with nuclear on wh-word for wh-Questions
  • Nandi terminal fall for declarative question
  • Forms of Interlanguage Intonation
  • Nandi and Lubukusu terminal rise for wh-questions
  • Objectives Of The Study
  • Nandi and Lubukusu terminal rise for statement
  • Nandi terminal fall for yes, no questions
  • Lubukusu terminal high-fall (on nuclear accent) for Declarative Question
  • Discussion
  • Summary
  • Attitudes Toward Lubukusu And Nandi E-Marked Intonation
  • Introduction
  • Status and Solidarity Evaluation
  • Identification of the Speakers' Ethnic Affiliation
  • Discussion of Findings
  • Research Questions
  • Summary
  • Summary Of Findings, Recommendations And Conclusions
  • Summary of Major Findings
  • Objective one sought to describe the range of intonation Patterns That Exist Among Bukusu And Nandi Speakers Of English
  • Objective two sought to establish whether there are Features Of Intonation That Distinguish Bukusu Speakers Of English from Nandi speakers of English
  • Objective three sought to establish whether the range of Intonation Patterns Of The Two Groups Emanate From Their Ethnic Languages
  • Objective four sought to establish whether respondents are Able To Distinguish Between Bukusu And Nandi Speakers Of English on the basis of their intonation and any attitudes that Respondents May Have Toward Each Group
  • Contribution of the Study
  • Recommendations
  • Concluding Remarks
  • Hypotheses
  • List Of References
  • Appendices
  • Letter of Introduction to Subjects
  • The Selected Reading Passage for the Pilot Study
  • Editing the Selected Reading Passage for the Actual Study
  • Edited Version of the Reading Passage for the Actual Study
  • Guided Interview Questions for the Subjects
  • Questionnaire used to Elicit Evaluative Adjectives
  • Attitude Elicitation Questionnaire
  • Significance And Contribution Of The Study
  • Motivation for the study
  • Scope And Limitations
  • Summary And Study Structure
  • On World Englishes : Postcolonial Varieties In Kenya
  • Table Of Contents
  • Introduction
  • Historical Roots, Tentacles and Entanglements of English
  • Kenyan English within Models of New World Englishes
  • Kachru's Concentric Circles of World Englishes
  • Schneider's Dynamic Model of Post-Colonial Englishes
  • Moag's Life Cycle on Non-Native Englishes
  • Variationist Framework within Sociolinguistic Theories
  • English in Kenya in Colonial Context
  • Emergence of Varieties of English in Kenya in Postcolonial Context
  • Distinctive Phonological Features of Kenyan English
  • Acknowledgements
  • Attitude Studies on Varieties of English
  • Use of English in Kenya
  • Regional Mapping of Ethnic Languages of Kenya
  • The Bukusu and Nandi : Regions and Ethnic Languages
  • Summary
  • Intonation Approaches And Phonology Of English, Lubukusu And Nandi
  • Introduction
  • Levels and Contour Approaches
  • The Contour Based Approach
  • The Autosegmental-Metrical Framework
  • List Of Tables
  • Application of Contour Based and AM Approaches to this Study
  • The Importance of Intonation
  • Attitudinal Intonation
  • Grammatical Intonation
  • Discourse (Informational) Intonation
  • The Phonology of English, Lubukusu and Nandi
  • English Intonation
  • Lubukusu Intonation
  • Nandi Intonation
  • Potential L1 Influence
  • List Of Figures
  • Mentalist View of Attitudes
  • Summary
  • Research Design And Methodology
  • Introduction
  • Research Design
  • Study Area and Target Population
  • Sampling Group, Procedure and Method
  • Sampling for Subjects
  • Sampling for Respondents
  • Sampling and Description of Subjects for L1 Spontaneous Speech
  • Definition Of Terms
  • Description of Subjects for Acoustic Data
  • Description of Subjects for Attitude Elicitation
  • Description of Respondents for Attitude Elicitation
  • Gender and Age of Respondents
  • Level of Education
  • Regions and Counties of Respondents
  • Regions and Counties of Current Residence of Respondents
  • Development of Research Instruments
  • The Reading Passage
  • The Recorded Subjects' Spontaneous Speech in Interview Sessions
  • Abstract
  • The Recorded Subjects' Spontaneous Speech in L1
  • The Verbal Guise Technique
  • Data Collection Method
  • The Pilot Study
  • Ethical Considerations, Permission and Procedure to Carry out Research
  • Extraction, Annotation and Display of Acoustic Data
  • Intonation Transcriptions by Praat, Prosogram, and Tone and Break Indices
  • Variation Scores
  • Preparation of Response Data
  • Categorisation and Analysis Procedure of Response Data
  • Introduction And Background To The Study
  • Data Sorted by each category
  • Speaker Accent Recognition
  • Accent Unrecognition
  • Summary
  • Range Of Non-Native Intonation Patterns Within And Between Bukusu And Nandi Ethnic Group
  • Introduction
  • Intonation Variation within the Bukusu and Nandi
  • Intonation Variation of Wh-questions within the Ethnic Groups
  • Intonation Variation of Yes, No Questions within Ethnic Groups
  • Intonation Variation of Declarative Questions within the Ethnic Groups
  • Introduction
  • Intonation Variation of Declarative Statements within the Ethnic Groups
  • Discussion
  • Scores for Variation between Ethnic Groups
  • Findings of Wh-questions
  • Long Wh-questions
  • Short Wh-questions
  • Discussion of Wh-Questions
  • Findings of Yes, No Questions
  • Long Yes/No Questions
  • Short Yes, No Questions
Control code
1019741156
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 240 pages
Isbn
9783643909701
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1019741156

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