The history of New Zealand English

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The article is dedicated to the peculiarities of the New Zealand English making, in particular, the main historical background is researched. The early national and cultural peculiarities of the New Zealand English are considered.

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A R Beckeyeva

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

The Department of Foreign Languages


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