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Dr Eivind Torgersen - Publications

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Gabrielatos, Costas and Torgersen, Eivind and Hoffmann, Sebastian and Fox, Susan (2010) A corpus-based sociolinguistic study of indefinite article forms in London English. Journal of English Linguistics, 38 (4). pp. 297-334. ISSN 1552-5457

Kerswill, Paul and Torgersen, Eivind and Fox, Sue (2008) Reversing “drift” : Innovation and diffusion in the London diphthong system. Language Variation and Change, 20 (3). pp. 451-491. ISSN 0954-3945

Torgersen, Eivind and Kerswill, Paul (2004) Internal and external motivation in phonetic change: dialect levelling outcomes for an English vowel shift. Journal of Sociolinguistics, 8 (1). pp. 23-53. ISSN 1360-6441


Cheshire, Jenny and Fox, Sue and Kerswill, Paul and Torgersen, Eivind (2008) Ethnicity, friendship network and social practices as the motor of dialect change : linguistic innovation in London. In: Sociolinguistica : International Yearbook of European Sociolinguistics. Max Niemeyer Verlag, pp. 1-23. ISBN 978-3-484-60528-2

Torgersen, Eivind and Kerswill, Paul and Fox, Susan (2006) Ethnicity as a source of changes in the London vowel system. In: Language Variation - European Perspectives. Selected Papers from the Third International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE3). John Benjamins, Amsterdam, pp. 249-263. ISBN 978-9027234810

Torgersen, Eivind (2003) Temporal and semantic factors in perception of the voicing contrast: different processing strategies in L1 and L2. In: Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Barcelona. , pp. 2897-2900.



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