Varieties of English (World Englishes)

The course deals with the phenomena of World Englishes as a recent development in the field of linguistics. It covers the underlying theories and development of varieties of Englishes all over the world. It also includes analysis and evaluation of readings on World Englishes as well as the nativized English in the Philippines used in any of the following controlling domains: education, media, politics, business. The students are expected to conduct research on aspect of Philippine English as a way of contributing to the existing literature of Philippine English as a legitimate variety of English.