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    • Diachronic changes in modality in South African English 

      Rossouw, Ronel; Van Rooy, Bertus (John Benjamins Publishing, 2012)
      In this paper we aim to contribute to both the synchronic and diachronic description of the grammar of South African English (SAfE) in its written register. In the handful of previous studies on the variety’s grammar (e.g. ...
    • Register differentiation in East African English:  A multidimensional study 

      Van Rooy, Bertus; Terblanche, Lize; Haase, Christoph; Schmied, Josef J. (John Benjamins Publishing, 2010)
      The article examines register variation in East African English by submitting the East African component of the International Corpus of English (ICE) to a complete multidimensional analysis (Biber 1988). A six-factor model ...