List of John Benjamins publications for which Frederic Zähres plays a role.
Chapter 6. The phonetics of Namibian English: Investigating vowels as local features in a global context The Dynamics of English in Namibia: Perspectives on an emerging variety, Schröder, Anne (ed.), pp. 111–1342021
Namibian English (NamE) is frequently referred to as an offspring of (White) South African English (SAfrE), although more recently researchers have tried to describe it as a variety in its own right. In particular, Kautzsch and Schröder (2016) describe several phonetic features seemingly specific… read more | Chapter
Chapter 7. Broadcasting your variety: Namibian English(es) on YouTube The Dynamics of English in Namibia: Perspectives on an emerging variety, Schröder, Anne (ed.), pp. 135–1682021
This chapter investigates the viability of YouTube data for the World Englishes research context by introducing a Namibian YouTuber community and presenting challenges and opportunities of this mostly uncharted medium. An acoustic phonetic case study of Namibian English is conducted with a small… read more | Chapter
Ethnic variation in the phonology of Namibian English: A first approach to Baster English* English World-Wide 41:2, pp. 193–2242020
Studies on the pronunciation of Namibian English (NamE) have shown strong evidence for ethnically conditioned variation within the NamE vowel system. Thus, NamE should not be seen as a monolithic entity but rather as a group of ethnically and/or socially conditioned varieties. In this paper, we… read more | Article