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Indian English Language & Culture (Lonely Planet Language & Culture: Indian English)by Lonely Planet
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Mastify your life and open this book. We worked very hardly to get the fundas right and show you English as it's spoken in India. Take a journey from the early beginnings more than 400 years ago to what is arguably the English of the 21st century. Bollywood jargon, Hinglish slang, we're 200% sure you'll love-shove it! Features special section on India's official languages.
Lonely Planet's English Language & Culture series goes behind the scenes of languages you thought you knew. Get into the culture and humor behind common - and not so common - English expressions and learn about the local languages that inspired them.
Explores Indian English's history and its place in society. Full of humorous and quirky expressions, slang, jargon and common language misunderstandings. Will help travelers speak like locals with Hinglish terms for food, sports and entertainment
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