“It hurts my ears”: Language-ideological perceptions of English in the Netherlands

Presentation delivered at the Dutch Annual Linguistics Day (Grote Taaldag), Utrecht University, 2 February 2019 This study, at the interface of language ideologies, corpus linguistics and discourse analysis, explores perceptions of English in the Netherlands through recurrent discourse patterns in a corpus of language-attitudinal commentary by 724 Dutch informants. The informants position English as a … Continue reading “It hurts my ears”: Language-ideological perceptions of English in the Netherlands

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