Second-person plural forms in World Englishes: A Corpus-based Study

Liviana Galiano

LAEL, Lancaster University

Varieties of English world-wide show that a linguistically explicit difference between singular and plural second person pronouns is still alive and well. A corpus-based research shows how plural second person forms behave linguistically, providing information about frequencies, old and new functions and patterns, as well as suggesting the direction of the grammaticalisation processes that are taking place.

Week 15 2017/2018

Thursday 15th February 2018

Faraday Seminar Room 4