• The authors:
    Irina E. Kazakova
  • Issue:November 16th, 2018
  • Pages: 126-135
  • Section: Cross-cultural communication as a global problem in the modern world
  • URL: http://conferences-ifl.rudn.ru/126-135/
  • DOI:10.22363/09129-2018-126-135

The uniqueness of the sociolinguistic situation in New Zealand lies in the joint influence of British, American, Australian, some local variants of the English language and the Māori language. All these factors marked the beginning of the formation of the New Zealand version of the English language.

Keywords: Kiwi English in New Zealand, dialects’ classification, Māori, cross-cultural communication, sociolinguistic situation, Kiwi English uniqueness, characteristic features

Irina E. Kazakova
Institute of Foreign Languages, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Moscow, Russia
e-mail: irina_komleva@inbox.ru

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