Archive For The “Linguistics” Category
By Øivind Blom
By DK Publishing
Again in complete strength with 7 all-new titles, DK Readers permit starting readers to development from easy-to-follow tales with easy sentences and be aware repetition to extra subtle storylines, sentence constitution, and vocabulary.
By Galit Weidman Sassoon
This booklet offers a examine of the connections among vagueness and gradability, and their diversified manifestations in adjectives (morphological gradability results) and nouns (typicality effects). It addresses opposing theoretical ways from inside formal semantics and cognitive psychology. those ways relaxation on assorted, it appears contradictory items of knowledge. for instance, for psychologists nouns are associated with obscure and gradable ideas, whereas for linguists they infrequently are. This distinction in strategy has created an unlucky hole among the semantic and mental reports of the thoughts denoted by way of nouns, in addition to adjectives. the amount describes quite a lot of correct evidence and theories. mental notions corresponding to prototypes and dimensions are addressed with formal rigor and explicitness. current formal semantic debts are tested opposed to empirically verified cognitive facts. the result's a entire unified process. The e-book could be of curiosity to scholars and researchers engaged on the semantics and pragmatics of ordinary languages and their cognitive foundation, the psychology of options, and the philosophy of language.
By Dilworth B. Parkinson (Ed.), Elabbas Benmamoun (Ed.)
The papers during this assortment derive from the once a year Symposia on Arabic Linguistics held in Stanford (1999) and Berkeley (2000). the choice is noteworthy for its variety of technique, and for a obvious broadening of the types of questions which are being requested and the type of facts being accrued approximately Arabic in numerous settings. those papers disguise many points of Arabic linguistic learn, from types of language acquistion, to the borrowing of discourse styles, and using 'secret' languages.
By Kjell Bjornskau
By Joan C. Beal, Karen P. Corrigan, Hermann L. Moisl
Quite a number digital corpora has turn into more and more available through the WWW and CD-ROM. This improvement coincided with advancements within the criteria governing the amassing, encoding and archiving of such info. much less recognition, despite the fact that, has been paid to creating different different types of electronic facts to be had. this can be very true of that which one may possibly describe as 'unconventional', particularly, dialects, baby language and bilingual databases. This e-book is a primary step towards constructing comparable criteria for enriching and keeping those ignored assets.
By Johan van der Auwera (ed.), Dónall P. O Baoill (ed.)
By F.E. Huffman
A vintage. capability to Cambodian what L.C. Thompson capacity to Vietnamese
Desk of contents
Ulrike intestine, Robert Fuchs & Eva-Maria Wunder
1 advent 1
2 The phonology of Brunei English: L2 English or emergent sort 9
3 Rothicity in Malaysian English: The emergence of a brand new norm? 23
4 Cross-linguistic effect in moment vs. 3rd language acquisition of phonology 41
5 adjustments within the conception of English vowel sounds through baby L2 and
L3 novices 71
6 Loanword edition and moment language acquisition: Convergence and divergence 91
Taiwo Soneye & Kehinde Ayoola
7 Onset consonant cluster realisation in Nigerian English: The emergence of an endogenous style? 117
Christoph Gabriel, Johanna Stahnke & Jeanette Thulke
8 buying English and French speech rhythm in a multilingual lecture room: A comparability with Asian Englishes 135
Robert Fuchs & Eva-Maria Wunder
9 A sonority-based account of speech rhythm in chinese language novices of
Heidi Altmann & Barış Kabak
10 English be aware pressure in L2 and postcolonial kinds: systematicity and
11 Prosodic marking of concentration in transitive sentences in kinds of South African English 209
12 Epilogue Index 249
By Gillian Jondorf
Gillian Jondorf demanding situations the conventional severe methods to French Renaissance theater, reevaluating its literary benefit and originality. She exhibits how playwrights of the 16th century truly accomplished an originality by way of introducing classical issues, breaking with the medieval culture of spiritual and morality performs. while many critics have thought of writers of French Renaissance drama as mere forerunners of the extra well-known seventeenth-century writers reminiscent of Molière or Racine, Jondorf argues that those performs may be obvious as efficient and skillfully-composed of their personal correct. This e-book will entice scholars of Renaissance literature and ecu drama, in addition to these attracted to questions of originality and literary impact.