Leon Stassen's Predicative Possession (Oxford Studies in Typology and PDF

Linguistics

By Leon Stassen

ISBN-10: 0199211655

ISBN-13: 9780199211654

this can be the 1st complete therapy of the innovations hired within the world's languages to precise predicative ownership, as in "the boy has a bat". It offers the result of the author's fifteen-year examine venture at the topic. Predicative ownership is the resource of many grammaticalization paths - as within the English ideal annoying shaped from to have - and its typology is a vital key to knowing the structural number of the world's languages and the way they alter. Drawing on info from a few four hundred languages representing the entire world's language households, so much of which lack an in depth corresponding to the verb to have, Professor Stassen goals (a) to set up a typology of 4 simple kinds of predicative ownership, (b) to find and describe the approaches during which normal structures might be converted, and (c) to discover hyperlinks among the typology of predicative ownership and different typologies which will demonstrate styles of interdependence. He indicates, for instance, that the parameter of simultaneous sequencing - the way in which a language officially encodes a series like "John sang and Mary danced" - correlates with how it encodes predicative ownership. through this and different hyperlinks the writer units up a unmarried common version with a view to account for all morphosyntactic version in predicative ownership present in the languages of the area, together with styles of edition over the years.

Predicative Possession will curiosity students and complicated scholars of language typology, diachronic linguistics, morphology and syntax.

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New PDF release: An Introduction to Sociolinguistics (Learning about

Linguistics

By Janet Holmes

ISBN-10: 1408276747

ISBN-13: 9781408276747

Sociolinguistics is the learn of the interplay among language and society. during this vintage introductory paintings, Janet Holmes examines the function of language in quite a few social contexts, contemplating either how language works and the way it may be used to sign and interpret quite a few elements of social identification. Written with Holmes' ordinary enthusiasm, the e-book is split into 3 sections which clarify simple sociolinguistic recommendations within the mild of vintage methods in addition to introducing newer research.

This fourth version has been revised and up-to-date all through utilizing key techniques and examples to steer the reader via this attention-grabbing zone, including:

- New sections on:

  • koines and koineisation
  • linguistic landscapes
  • New Englishes
  • Stylisation
  • language and sexuality
  • societal ways to perspective research
  • forensic linguistics

- a brand new collection of informative examples, routines and maps

-Fully up to date additional analyzing and references sections

An creation to Sociolinguistics

is a vital introductory textual content for all scholars of sociolinguistics and a well suited aspect of reference for college kids of utilized linguistics. it's also an obtainable consultant when you are easily attracted to language and the various and sundry makes use of we positioned it to.

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Download e-book for kindle: Russell & Rubinstein's Pathology of Tumors of the Nervous by Roger E. McLendon,Marc K. Rosenblum,Darell D. Bigner

Linguistics

By Roger E. McLendon,Marc K. Rosenblum,Darell D. Bigner

ISBN-10: 0340810076

ISBN-13: 9780340810071

this can be the best overseas specialist reference textual content that still serves as a bench booklet, describing all elements of the pathology of brain tumours - genetics, molecular biology, epidemiology, morphology, immunohistochemistry, diagnostic standards and prognosis. fantastically illustrated in color all through and comprehensively referenced, Russell & Rubinstein is considered the last word resource for key information.

For this 7th version, the e-book returns to a unmarried, truly organised quantity, and easy sciences are once more totally built-in inside sections dedicated to person tumour entities. fullyyt revised and up to date all through by way of quite a lot of the world over respected professionals, the content material displays the newest tumour type and grading whereas neuroradiologic correlation through cutting-edge neuroimaging innovations is still emphasized in all diagnostic entities. The providing is finished by way of a better half CD-ROM, offering speedy and straightforward entry to the entire photos from the booklet, retrievable by means of determine quantity, bankruptcy name and key-phrase searches.

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Download e-book for iPad: A New View of the Irish Language by Caoilfhionn Nic Pháidín,Seán Ó Cearnaigh

Linguistics

By Caoilfhionn Nic Pháidín,Seán Ó Cearnaigh

This multi-author paintings (in English) portrays the tale and the present nation of the Irish language. a brand new View of the Irish Language covers concerns resembling language and nationwide id; the influence of emigration and immigration; song, literature and the media; the significance of place-names; educating and studying Irish; attitudes in the direction of Irish; and the country of the Gaeltacht - and probes past the facts and rhetoric to discover the real state of affairs of Irish within the modern world.

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Get In Byron's Shadow: Modern Greece in the English and American PDF

Linguistics

By David Roessel

ISBN-10: 0195143868

ISBN-13: 9780195143867

ISBN-10: 0195166620

ISBN-13: 9780195166620

glossy Greece, built through the early nineteenth-century beliefs and ideas linked to Byron, has been "haunted, holy flooring" in English and American literature for nearly centuries. In Byron's Shadow analyzes how authors hire rules approximately romantic nationalism, gender politics, shifts in cultural buildings, and literary experimentation to create adaptations of "Greece" to fit altering eras.

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Download e-book for kindle: Variation in Metonymy: Cross-linguistic, Historical and by Weiwei Zhang

Linguistics

By Weiwei Zhang

ISBN-10: 3110453525

ISBN-13: 9783110453522

The monograph provides new findings and views within the examine of version in metonymy, either theoretical and methodological. Theoretically, it sheds gentle on metonymy from an onomasiological standpoint, which is helping to find the several conceptual or lexical "pathways" during which an idea or a gaggle of options has been specified via going again to the resource techniques. furthermore, it broadens the viewpoint of Cognitive Linguistics study on metonymy through having a look into how metonymic conceptualization and utilization may well differ alongside quite a few dimensions. 3 case stories discover major version in metonymy throughout diverse languages, time classes, genres and social lects. Methodologically, the monograph responds to the decision in Cognitive Linguistics to undertake usage-based empirical methodologies. The case reviews exhibit that quantification and statistical strategies represent crucial elements of an empirical research in keeping with corpus information. The empirical findings reveal the fundamental have to expand study on metonymy in a variationist Cognitive Linguistics path by means of learning metonymy’s cultural, ancient and social-lectal version.

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Download PDF by Information Age Publishing,John W. Schwieter PhD: Studies and Global Perspectives of Second Language Teaching

Linguistics

By Information Age Publishing,John W. Schwieter PhD

ISBN-10: 1623962102

ISBN-13: 9781623962104

ISBN-10: 1623962110

ISBN-13: 9781623962111

This booklet explores theories and pedagogies within the L2 lecture room that experience ended in an figuring out of ways non-native languages are taught and discovered. that includes a various set of views from researchers and language educators from all over the world, this publication highlights vital theoretical and useful underpinnings of the L2 classroom—discussions on what has labored and why. a few examples of those issues comprise: on-line and nonverbal conversation, peace literacy, studying behaviors, high-impact practices, pragmatic know-how, examine in another country, implicit and particular instructing, motivation, and more.

One project of this ebook is to understand a various array of L2 instructing practices with sound theoretical underpinnings and common implications for L2 study rooms. The bankruptcy contributions are the results of an open demand experiences that spotlight useful leading edge techniques in L2 instructing and studying and extend the avenues of exploration on hand inside of their theoretical frameworks. extra in particular, the decision for proposals sought to assemble a various set of views from researchers and language educators from a variety of elements of the realm with the intention to supply useful and thought-provoking perception on cutting edge ways to L2 instructing. As such, the reviews during this ebook all percentage a typical target that demonstrates the applicability of L2 instructing practices throughout languages, cultures, and areas. The e-book is meant to behave as a priceless reference for language educators, practitioners, experts, and someone learning or wishing to achieve an summary of winning instructing practices and studying nuances within the L2 lecture room that go all languages, cultures, and regions.

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Read e-book online And Yet It Is Heard: Musical, Multilingual and Multicultural PDF

Linguistics

By Tito M. Tonietti

ISBN-10: 303480671X

ISBN-13: 9783034806718

We deliver into complete gentle a few excerpts on musical matters that have been in the past scattered through the most famed medical texts. the most medical and musical cultures open air of Europe also are considered. the 1st and most crucial estate to underline within the medical texts tested this is the language they're written in. which means our multicultural heritage of the sciences unavoidably additionally turns into a assessment of a number of the dominant languages utilized in different old contexts. during this quantity, the historical past of the improvement of the sciences is advised because it occurred in genuine contexts, no longer in an alienated perfect world.

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Download PDF by P. Seargeant: English in Japan in the Era of Globalization

Linguistics

By P. Seargeant

ISBN-10: 0230237665

ISBN-13: 9780230237667

ISBN-10: 1137439149

ISBN-13: 9781137439147

major students within the box learn the position performed via the English language in modern jap society. Their quite a few chapters disguise the character, prestige, and serve as of English in Japan, concentrating on the ways that globalization is influencing language practices within the country.

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Download PDF by Mohamed Abdel Aziz: Briefe Schreiben auf Arabisch: Musterbriefe aus Ferien und

Linguistics

By Mohamed Abdel Aziz

ISBN-10: 390854744X

ISBN-13: 9783908547440

Für viele Arabisch-Lernende stellt das Verfassen von Briefen auf Arabisch eine grosse Herausforderung dar. Dem soll mit den Hilfestellungen in diesem Buch entgegengesteuert werden.
In einem ersten Schritt wird der Aufbau eines Briefes erklärt, welcher anhand eines Beispiels illustriert wird. Ergänzt wird dies durch eine Reihe weiterer Musterbriefe zu Themen aus Ferien und Alltag. Zusätzlich wird das notwendige Vokabular zum Verfassen von Briefen angefügt und schliesslich mit Adressbeispielen abgerundet.
Dank der representation eines Briefaufbaus, den Musterbriefen und Briefvokabeln kann der Leser seinen short auf zwei Arten verfassen, entweder indem er sich nach dem Aufbau des Briefes richtet und mit eigenen Worten seine Nachricht zusammenstellt, oder indem er sich an den Musterbriefen orientiert und mit den Briefvokabeln seine eigene model kreiert.
Das Buch soll ausserdem nicht nur Arabisch-Lernenden erleichtern Briefe in arabischer Sprache zu schreiben, sondern auch Arabisch-Sprechenden ermöglichen Korrespondenz auf Deutsch zu führen.
Die Aufführung der Musterbriefe und Vokabeln in Arabisch, Deutsch und phonetisch macht das Nachschlagewerk sowohl für Anfänger als auch Fortgeschrittene zu einem nützlichen Lehrmittel.

Mit diesem Werk erhoffe ich mir einen Beitrag zur Überwindung sprachlicher Barrieren zwischen Deutsch- und Arabischsprechenden und zur Förderung des kulturellen Austauschs leisten zu können

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