Frederic Zähres

List of John Benjamins publications for which Frederic Zähres plays a role.



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
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
Schröder, Anne, Frederic Zähres and Alexander Kautzsch 2020 Ethnic variation in the phonology of Namibian English: A first approach to Baster English*English World-Wide 41:2, pp. 193–224
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