Table of contents; 1. Introduction; 2. The phonology of Brunei English: L2 English or emergent variety; 3. Rothicity in Malaysian English: The emergence of a new norm?; 4. Cross-linguistic influence in second vs. third language acquisition of phonology; 5. Differences in the perception of English vowel sounds by child L2 and L3 learners; 6. Loanword adaptation and second language acquisition: Convergence and divergence; 7. Onset consonant cluster realisation in Nigerian English: The emergence of an endogenous variety?
8. Acquiring English and French speech rhythm in a multilingual classroom: A comparison with Asian Englishes9. A sonority-based account of speech rhythm in Chinese learners of English; 10. English word stress in L2 and postcolonial varieties: systematicity and variation; 11. Prosodic marking of focus in transitive sentences in varieties of South African English; 12. Epilogue: Universal or diverse paths to English phonology?; Index