[BOOK REVIEW] Zhangxian Pan (2005). Linguistic and Cultural Identities in Chinese Varieties of English. Beijing: Peking University Press. 280 pp. ISBN 7-301-10261-5.
Gil, Jeffrey Allan
Department of Languages, Flinders University
This book focuses on how English is changing, and developing new forms and functions, through its interaction with China and the Chinese people, or what Pan calls Chinese Varieties of English (CVE). This is an important area of study because despite the explosion of research into new varieties of English since the late 1970s and the current push to learn English in China, CVE has received relatively little scholarly attention
English language--Study and teaching--Chinese speakers, Chinese Varieties of English
Gil, Jeffrey (2007) [BOOK REVIEW] Zhangxian Pan (2005). Linguistic and Cultural Identities in Chinese Varieties of English.