Trinidad and Tobago.

By: Winer, Lise SSeries: Varieties of English Around the World GeneralPublisher: Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 1993Copyright date: ©1993Description: 1 online resource (381 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9789027276797Subject(s): Creole dialects, English -- Trinidad and TobagoGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Trinidad and TobagoDDC classification: 427/.972983 LOC classification: PM7874.T7 -- W56 1993ebOnline resources: Click to View
Contents:
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO -- Editorial page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Table of contents -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- MAP OF THE CARIBBEAN REGION -- MAP OF TRINIDAD, MAP OF TOBAGO -- LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS -- SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION -- 1. CARIBBEAN ENGLISH CREOLE -- 2. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND -- 3. SPEECH COMMUNITIES -- 4. DESCRIPTION: TEC -- 4.1. Phonology -- 4.1.1 VOWELS -- 4.1.2. CONSONANTS -- 4.1.3. SUPRASEGMENTALS -- 4.2. Grammar -- 4.2.1. THE VERB PHRASE -- 4.2.2. THE NOUN PHRASE -- 4.3. Lexicon -- 4.3.1. VOCABULARY -- 4.3.2. WORD-FORMATION -- 4. TRADITIONAL SPEECH STYLES -- 5. ATTITUDES TOWARDS LANGUAGE VARIATION -- 6. WRITING IN TEC -- 7. SELECTION OF ILLUSTRATIVE MATERIALS -- SECTION 2: WRITTEN TEXTS -- 1. Quaco and Mimba -- [Original Footnotes] -- Glosses -- 2. Banknotes -- Glosses -- 3. Notice of Non-support -- 4. Adolphus, A Tale -- Text 4a -- 5. Testimony from Tobago -- Text -- Translation -- 6. Letters from Penny Cuts -- Text 6a. Poor Sammy Creole, 21 May 1904 -- Text 6b. Janie Zingah, 27 August 1904 -- Text 6c, Quashiba Ben, 9 July 1904 -- Translation 6c -- Text 6d. J. J. J. J. Jarge, 23 July 1904 -- 7. Letter of Engagement -- 8. Suzie and Sambo -- A LITTLE NONSENSE NOW AND THEN -- Translation -- 9. Letter of Instruction -- Translation of Prayer -- 10. Crown Jewel -- Glosses -- 11. Rum and Coca-Cola -- Glosses -- 12. The Mystic Masseur -- Glosses -- 13. The Suffrage of Elvira -- Text 13a -- Glosses -- Text 13b -- Glosses -- 14. Canadian Cyar Speak English? -- Glosses -- 15. The Jumbie Bird -- Text 15a -- Text 15b -- Glosses -- Text 15c -- Glosses -- 16. While Gods are Falling -- Text 16a -- Glosses -- Text 16b -- Glosses -- 17. The Humming-Bird Tree -- Text 17a -- Glosses -- Text 17b -- Glosses -- Text 17c -- Glosses -- 18. Crick Crack, Monkey -- Text 18a -- Text 18b -- Glosses -- Text 18c -- Glosses -- 19. Voices of Earth.
Text 19a, "Mrs. Several -- Glosses -- Text 19b, "Bhap-Nana -- Glosses -- Text 19c, Onion Shop -- Glosses -- Text 19d, "At the Wake -- Glosses -- 20. No Pain Like This Body -- Text 20a -- Glosses -- Text 20b -- Glosses -- 21. Ways of Sunlight -- Text 20a,"Cane is Bitter -- Glosses -- Text 21b, 'Wartime Activities -- Glosses -- Text 21c, "Gussy and the Boss -- 22. Yesterdays -- Text 22a -- Glosses -- Text 22b -- Glosses -- Text 22c -- Glosses -- 23. Panyar -- Glosses -- Text 25b -- 26. The Schoolmaster Remembers -- Glosses -- 27. Rum an' Coca-Cola -- 28. Lendin' an' Borrowin' -- Glosses -- 31. Callaloo and Crab -- Callaloo and Crab -- CHORUS: -- CALLALOO AND CRAB -- Glosses -- 32. The Midnight Robber -- Glosses -- 33. Fuh Trae? -- Text 33a, "Dialect Criticism -- Glosses -- Text 33b, "Taking ah Set -- Glosses -- Text 33c. "We Greeting -- Glosses -- 34. Wedding Speech -- Gloss -- SECTION 3: ADVERTISEMENTS -- 1. Award Food Products, (C. late 1980s) -- 2. Congo Itals (c. late 1960s) -- 3. Holiday Foods, December 1990 -- 4. The Little Store, 1990 -- 5. Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (1979) -- 6. Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (1979) -- 7.National AIDS Programme (1990) -- SECTION 4: CARTOONS -- 4.1. "Sweetbread -- 1. "Yuh put extra food -- 2. "Chin, how yuh sellin' -- 3. "We interrupt this programme -- 4."Mr.Chin, mih mudder say -- 5. "Bring de axe, ALboť -- 6. "Mr Albot, 'Boom-Boom' is not my right name -- 7. "Look how life get hard -- 8."A-a-neighb -- 9. "Boy, I prefer to live in de country -- 10."Kid Callalloo, Ah hear -- 4.2. "Grab a Grin -- 11. "Serious Crime -- 12. "Budget -- SECTION 5: PROVERBS -- 5.1.Hermann Uh -- 5.2.C.R. Ottley -- 53. Nydia Bruce Daniel -- SECTION 6: SONG LYRICS -- 1. The Herskovits Song Collection -- Songs from the Herskovits Collection -- 2.CALYPSOS -- 2.1. Languages Other than English/Creole.
2.2.1. French Creole -- 2.2.2. Spanish -- Glosses -- 2.2.3. Yoruba -- 2.2.4. Hindi-Bhojpuri -- 2.3. Speech Style Traditions -- 2.3.1. Kalinda, Robber Talk, Rope Talk and War -- Glosses -- Gloss -- 2.3.2. Picong -- Glosses -- 2.3.3. Rococo English -- 2.3.4. Metaphor -- 2.3.5. Social Commentary -- Glosses -- Glosses -- Glosses -- 2.3.6. Carnival -- Glosses -- Glosses -- SECTION 7: RECORDED ORAL INTERVIEWS -- 1. "Boyhood Days", "Getting Fired", and "Accident -- Glosses -- lb. "Getting Fired -- Glosses -- Glosses -- 2. "Hunting Trip to Matelot -- Glosses -- 3. "Washing Clothes" and "My Titi -- Glosses -- 4. "Marble Talk -- Glosses -- Glosses -- Glosses -- Glosses -- SECTION 8: BIBLIOGRAPHY -- 1.TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, LANGUAGE -- 2. CARIBBEAN ENGLISH CREOLES AND CREOLE STUDIES -- 3. TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO: CULTURE, HISTORY AND SOCIETY -- 4. TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO: LITERATURE -- 5. DISCOGRAPHY.
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TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO -- Editorial page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Table of contents -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- MAP OF THE CARIBBEAN REGION -- MAP OF TRINIDAD, MAP OF TOBAGO -- LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS -- SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION -- 1. CARIBBEAN ENGLISH CREOLE -- 2. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND -- 3. SPEECH COMMUNITIES -- 4. DESCRIPTION: TEC -- 4.1. Phonology -- 4.1.1 VOWELS -- 4.1.2. CONSONANTS -- 4.1.3. SUPRASEGMENTALS -- 4.2. Grammar -- 4.2.1. THE VERB PHRASE -- 4.2.2. THE NOUN PHRASE -- 4.3. Lexicon -- 4.3.1. VOCABULARY -- 4.3.2. WORD-FORMATION -- 4. TRADITIONAL SPEECH STYLES -- 5. ATTITUDES TOWARDS LANGUAGE VARIATION -- 6. WRITING IN TEC -- 7. SELECTION OF ILLUSTRATIVE MATERIALS -- SECTION 2: WRITTEN TEXTS -- 1. Quaco and Mimba -- [Original Footnotes] -- Glosses -- 2. Banknotes -- Glosses -- 3. Notice of Non-support -- 4. Adolphus, A Tale -- Text 4a -- 5. Testimony from Tobago -- Text -- Translation -- 6. Letters from Penny Cuts -- Text 6a. Poor Sammy Creole, 21 May 1904 -- Text 6b. Janie Zingah, 27 August 1904 -- Text 6c, Quashiba Ben, 9 July 1904 -- Translation 6c -- Text 6d. J. J. J. J. Jarge, 23 July 1904 -- 7. Letter of Engagement -- 8. Suzie and Sambo -- A LITTLE NONSENSE NOW AND THEN -- Translation -- 9. Letter of Instruction -- Translation of Prayer -- 10. Crown Jewel -- Glosses -- 11. Rum and Coca-Cola -- Glosses -- 12. The Mystic Masseur -- Glosses -- 13. The Suffrage of Elvira -- Text 13a -- Glosses -- Text 13b -- Glosses -- 14. Canadian Cyar Speak English? -- Glosses -- 15. The Jumbie Bird -- Text 15a -- Text 15b -- Glosses -- Text 15c -- Glosses -- 16. While Gods are Falling -- Text 16a -- Glosses -- Text 16b -- Glosses -- 17. The Humming-Bird Tree -- Text 17a -- Glosses -- Text 17b -- Glosses -- Text 17c -- Glosses -- 18. Crick Crack, Monkey -- Text 18a -- Text 18b -- Glosses -- Text 18c -- Glosses -- 19. Voices of Earth.

Text 19a, "Mrs. Several -- Glosses -- Text 19b, "Bhap-Nana -- Glosses -- Text 19c, Onion Shop -- Glosses -- Text 19d, "At the Wake -- Glosses -- 20. No Pain Like This Body -- Text 20a -- Glosses -- Text 20b -- Glosses -- 21. Ways of Sunlight -- Text 20a,"Cane is Bitter -- Glosses -- Text 21b, 'Wartime Activities -- Glosses -- Text 21c, "Gussy and the Boss -- 22. Yesterdays -- Text 22a -- Glosses -- Text 22b -- Glosses -- Text 22c -- Glosses -- 23. Panyar -- Glosses -- Text 25b -- 26. The Schoolmaster Remembers -- Glosses -- 27. Rum an' Coca-Cola -- 28. Lendin' an' Borrowin' -- Glosses -- 31. Callaloo and Crab -- Callaloo and Crab -- CHORUS: -- CALLALOO AND CRAB -- Glosses -- 32. The Midnight Robber -- Glosses -- 33. Fuh Trae? -- Text 33a, "Dialect Criticism -- Glosses -- Text 33b, "Taking ah Set -- Glosses -- Text 33c. "We Greeting -- Glosses -- 34. Wedding Speech -- Gloss -- SECTION 3: ADVERTISEMENTS -- 1. Award Food Products, (C. late 1980s) -- 2. Congo Itals (c. late 1960s) -- 3. Holiday Foods, December 1990 -- 4. The Little Store, 1990 -- 5. Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (1979) -- 6. Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards (1979) -- 7.National AIDS Programme (1990) -- SECTION 4: CARTOONS -- 4.1. "Sweetbread -- 1. "Yuh put extra food -- 2. "Chin, how yuh sellin' -- 3. "We interrupt this programme -- 4."Mr.Chin, mih mudder say -- 5. "Bring de axe, ALboť -- 6. "Mr Albot, 'Boom-Boom' is not my right name -- 7. "Look how life get hard -- 8."A-a-neighb -- 9. "Boy, I prefer to live in de country -- 10."Kid Callalloo, Ah hear -- 4.2. "Grab a Grin -- 11. "Serious Crime -- 12. "Budget -- SECTION 5: PROVERBS -- 5.1.Hermann Uh -- 5.2.C.R. Ottley -- 53. Nydia Bruce Daniel -- SECTION 6: SONG LYRICS -- 1. The Herskovits Song Collection -- Songs from the Herskovits Collection -- 2.CALYPSOS -- 2.1. Languages Other than English/Creole.

2.2.1. French Creole -- 2.2.2. Spanish -- Glosses -- 2.2.3. Yoruba -- 2.2.4. Hindi-Bhojpuri -- 2.3. Speech Style Traditions -- 2.3.1. Kalinda, Robber Talk, Rope Talk and War -- Glosses -- Gloss -- 2.3.2. Picong -- Glosses -- 2.3.3. Rococo English -- 2.3.4. Metaphor -- 2.3.5. Social Commentary -- Glosses -- Glosses -- Glosses -- 2.3.6. Carnival -- Glosses -- Glosses -- SECTION 7: RECORDED ORAL INTERVIEWS -- 1. "Boyhood Days", "Getting Fired", and "Accident -- Glosses -- lb. "Getting Fired -- Glosses -- Glosses -- 2. "Hunting Trip to Matelot -- Glosses -- 3. "Washing Clothes" and "My Titi -- Glosses -- 4. "Marble Talk -- Glosses -- Glosses -- Glosses -- Glosses -- SECTION 8: BIBLIOGRAPHY -- 1.TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, LANGUAGE -- 2. CARIBBEAN ENGLISH CREOLES AND CREOLE STUDIES -- 3. TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO: CULTURE, HISTORY AND SOCIETY -- 4. TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO: LITERATURE -- 5. DISCOGRAPHY.

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