Publication details [#61666]

Schreier, Daniel and Claudia Rathore-Nigsch. 2016. ‘Our heart is still in Africa’: Twice migration and its sociolinguistic consequences. Language in Society 45 (2) : 163–191.
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Cambridge University Press


This sociophonetic analysis of dialect variation and change in the twice migrated East African Asian diaspora in Leicester, UK, reveals that, despite a strong East African connection, first-generation speakers mainly upheld Indian English patterns, whereas second-generation speakers adjust to a (learned) East Midlands English variety.