New Zealand English Journal

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The New Zealand English Journal (NZEJ) is published once a year, usually in July or August. Its function is to bring research on the varieties of English spoken in New Zealand to a wider audience. As well as articles describing facets of New Zealand varieties of English, it presents research reports, bibliographical lists, summaries of other discussions relevant to its subject matter, and so on. If you are unsure as to whether material you have would be suitable for publication, contact the editor. Equally, if there is some topic you would like to see covered in the journal contact the editor with a request. If you intend to submit an article to the journal please refer to the style sheet guidelines.

Contents of Volume 25 (2011) pdf1183KB

Recent publications

CHERIE CONNOR: Hypocoristics and building the notion of sportsmanship

MELLANIE HODGE & JAE JUNG SONG: Grammatical variation in New Zealand English: The case of Otago and Southland adolescents

KATHERINE QUIGLEY: Terms of physical motion as a metaphor for economic change

ANDREEA CALUDE & PAUL JAMES: A diachronic corpus of New Zealand Newspapers

New Zealand English Journal copies

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Alternatively you can purchase copies of the New Zealand English Journal from:

Department of Linguistics
School of Social and Political Sciences
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

Tel: (64) (3) 364 2909

$10 in New Zealand, $15.00 if ordering from overseas.

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