Category: Linguistics

  • Download The Grammar of Esperanto: A Corpus-based Description by Christopher Gledhill PDF

    By Christopher Gledhill

    This booklet presents an in depth description of Esperanto for linguists who're no longer acquainted with the language. Its major objective is to illustrate that Esperanto not just has complicated process of etymology and notice formation, but in addition of syntax and phrasing. one other target is to figure out to what volume the language has prolonged past its unique perception in 1887. This paintings provides for the 1st time statistical and contextual research from a consultant computer-based textual content archive utilizing the newest concepts of corpus linguistics. Esperanto is a perfect item of research for linguists because it is the main frequent and most sensible recognized instance of a synthetic language. In thought, Esperanto represents a standard, simply assimilated language designed for overseas use. but the language additionally got here for use socially between fellow lovers, intellectually as a literary discussion board and politically for propaganda, specifically within the communist period. Conservative estimates point out 50,000 audio system, that's huge through minority language criteria. but Esperanto's prestige as a moment language and ideological venture has just recently attracted socio-linguistic fieldwork (Stocker 1995) and the language has gone through nearly no severe linguistic research. This quantity outlines a linguistic description of the particularities of the language, from the morphosyntax to components of phraseolgy. the outline relies on a computational research of a written textual content archive (a corpus of 350 000 words). The corpus research unearths constant styles of phrasing which aspect to linguistic richness and dynamism. those styles belie the receivced knowledge that man made languages can't quite reveal average complexity. Contents: zero old and social history. 1 Phonology 2 Morphology three Syntax four phrasing five Interlinear transcription Appendices: corpus facts and note lists.
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  • Download Фонетика: Начинаем читать, писать и говорить по-английски by Уфимова Р. Н. PDF

    By Уфимова Р. Н.

    Книга Фонетика: Начинаем читать, писать и говорить по-английски. Фонетика: Начинаем читать, писать и говорить по-английски. Книги Иностранные языки Автор: Уфимова Р. Н. Год издания: 2004 Формат: pdf Издат.:КАРО Страниц: one hundred forty four Размер: 81,6 Мб. ISBN: 5-89815-139-7 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Настоящий учебник предназначен для тех, кто впервые приступает к изучению английского языка самостоятельно или под руководством преподавателя, а также для тех, кто по разным причинам еще не овладел основами языка и слабо ориентируется в нем.В данном пособии представлены материалы, разработанные специально для начинающих на основе новейших британских методик преподавания, которые помогут учащимся получить и закрепить первые навыки практического владения английским языком.
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  • Download Non-nominative Subjects by Peri Bhaskararao (Ed.), Karumuri Venkata Subbarao (Ed.) PDF

    By Peri Bhaskararao (Ed.), Karumuri Venkata Subbarao (Ed.)

    Quantity 1 of Non-nominative matters (NNSs) offers the latest learn in this subject from a variety of languages from assorted language households of the realm, with abundant info and in-depth research. an important characteristic of those volumes is that authors with varied theoretical views learn the tricky questions raised by way of those buildings. the various critical matters contain the topic homes of noun words with ergative, dative, accusative and genitive case, case task and checking, anaphor–antecedent coreference, the character of predicates with NNSs, whether or not they are volitional or non-volitional, chances of keep an eye on coreference and contract phenomena. those analyses have major implications for theories of syntax and verbal semantics, first language acquisition of NNSs, convergence of case marking styles in language touch occasions, and the character of syntactic swap.
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  • Download Creoles in Education: An appraisal of current programs and by Bettina Migge, Isabelle Léglise, Angela Bartens PDF

    By Bettina Migge, Isabelle Léglise, Angela Bartens

    This quantity deals a primary survey of tasks from all over the world that search to enforce Creole languages in schooling. unlike past works, this quantity takes a holistic procedure. Chapters speak about the sociolinguistic, academic and ideological context of initiatives, coverage advancements and venture implementation, improvement and assessment. It compares other kinds of academic actions concentrating on Creoles and discusses a listing of systems which are worthy for effectively constructing, comparing and reforming academic actions that goal to combine Creole languages in a possible and sustainable demeanour into formal schooling. The chapters are written through practitioners and lecturers excited by academic initiatives. They function a source for practitioners, teachers and individuals wishing to plan or adapt academic tasks. it's compatible to be used in top point undergraduate and post-graduate modules facing language and schooling with a spotlight on lesser used languages.
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  • Download Yearbook of Corpus Linguistics and Pragmatics 2013: New by Jesús Romero-Trillo (auth.), Jesús Romero-Trillo (eds.) PDF

    By Jesús Romero-Trillo (auth.), Jesús Romero-Trillo (eds.)

    The Yearbook of Corpus Linguistics and Pragmatics2013 discusses present methodological debates at the synergy of Corpus Linguistics and Pragmatics examine. the amount offers insightful pragmatic analyses of corpora in new technological domain names and devotes a few chapters to the pragmatic description of spoken corpora from a variety of theoretical traditions.

    The Yearbook of Corpus Linguistics and Pragmatics sequence will provide readers perception into how pragmatics can be utilized to give an explanation for genuine corpus info, and, furthermore, how corpora can clarify pragmatic intuitions, and from there, improve and refine conception. Corpus Linguistics can provide a meticulous technique in accordance with arithmetic and records, whereas Pragmatics is characterised by way of its efforts to interpret meant that means in actual language. This yearbook bargains a platform to students who mix either examine methodologies to provide rigorous and interdisciplinary findings approximately language in genuine use.

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  • Download Reciprocals and Semantic Typology by Nicholas Evans (Ed.), Alice Gaby (Ed.), Stephen C. Levinson PDF

    By Nicholas Evans (Ed.), Alice Gaby (Ed.), Stephen C. Levinson (Ed.), Asifa Majid (Ed.)

    Reciprocals are an more and more sizzling subject in linguistic examine. This displays the intersection of a number of components: the semantic and syntactic complexity of reciprocal structures, their centrality to a few key issues of linguistic theorizing (such as Binding stipulations on anaphors inside govt and Binding Theory), and the centrality of reciprocity to theories of social constitution, human evolution and social cognition. No latest paintings, even if, tackles the query of precisely what reciprocal buildings suggest cross-linguistically. Is there a unmarried, Platonic ‘reciprocal’ that means present in all languages, or is there a cluster of comparable techniques that are still most unlikely to signify in any unmarried manner? that's the important aim of this quantity, and it develops and explains new thoughts for tackling this question. whilst, it confronts a extra normal challenge dealing with semantic typology: the best way to examine a class cross-linguistically with out pre-loading the definition of the phenomenon at the foundation of what's present in extra known languages.
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