By Phoevos Panagiotidis
By Phoevos Panagiotidis
By Byron W. Bender,Alfred Capelle,Louise Pagotto
This reference grammar covers the phonology, morphology, and syntax of the language of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. it's the results of an extended and sustained attempt, inexorably entwined with that of the Marshallese-English Dictionary, released in 1976. Following a normal advent that situates the islands and their humans within the cultural and old context of Micronesia, chapters study the sound process of Marshallese and survey the extra very important features of the 2 significant components of speech, nouns and verbs; a bit at the 9 significant verb periods is incorporated. designated realization is given to a fancy set of directional adverbs utilized in predicates of all kinds and from which back-and-forth verbs are shaped. the ultimate bankruptcy analyzes Marshallese sentences, targeting the sentences themselves and on concerns that practice on the sentence point. The id of 5 case relatives and of verbs which are impersonal presents reasons for seeming difficulties of grammatical agreement.
The grammar avoids technical terminology, particularly within the early chapters, and is aimed toward trained laypersons—teachers and faculty students—who both communicate the language or are encouraged to profit it. it's wealthy with examples for every subject, together with phrases exemplifying the contrasts within the sound approach and sentences that spotlight exact issues and intricacies in structures akin to cleft sentences and the phenomenon often called change reference.
By Dagmar Divjak
Given that we lack sensory-motor event for summary thoughts, how will we discover what they suggest? How a ways will we get via monitoring frequency distributions in enter? the quantity tackles the query of what language has to supply the language learner in his/her quest for that means, and explicitly addresses how semantic wisdom will be dispensed alongside the continuum from "grammar" to "lexicon". concentration is at the synonymy of structures and lexemes, a which means relation that has been principally neglected in Western linguistics.
Frequency in all its guises performs an enormous half during this booklet. impending which means from a usage-based standpoint, a notably distributional method of quantifying that means is proposed that encompasses either the constructional and lexical point. Statistical information research, quite new within the box of linguistics, yields a cognitively lifelike, clustered version that encourages re-evaluating present bills of near-synonymy. Theoretical innovations spanning a number cognitive linguistic frameworks, i.e. Cognitive Grammar, Radical development Grammar and Prototype thought, account for the complexity of the information and result in a re-appraisal of conventional semantic theory.
Built on a pretty good empirical origin, this community account of synonymy on the constructional and lexical point enriches our figuring out of verified elements of the cognitive version of language, serving as catalyst for his or her additional improvement and refinement. The theoretically expert blend of descriptive accuracy and methodological innovation makes the ebook a useful learn for cognitive linguists and psycholinguists alike.
By Betty Anderson,Richard Anderson
By Brian S. Brooks,L. Pinson James
The paintings of Editing is still the normal wherein enhancing texts are judged, supplying the main complete and updated dialogue of modifying available.
Long seen because the “classic” within the box of enhancing, The artwork of Editing maintains to conform to satisfy the desires of modern-day scholars. as well as a spotlight on conventional newspaper enhancing, the authors pay major awareness to the opposite components during which scholars are more and more discovering jobs: on-line media, company magazines, broadcasting, public relatives and advertisements. The 9th variation of The paintings of Editing info the key alterations revolutionizing the media and prepares scholars to paintings in convergent environments, the place ability in print, broadcast and on-line operations is essential.
By Ignatiana Shongedza
By Thomas Grano
Thomas Grano argues that restructuring is cross-linguistically pervasive and that, through advantage of its co-occurrence with a few keep watch over predicates yet now not others, it serves as facts for a uncomplicated department in the category of supplement keep watch over buildings. This department is attached to how the semantics of the regulate predicate interacts with normal rules of clausal structure and of the syntax-semantics interface. His findings have basic implications either for clausal constitution and for
the courting among shape and that means in typical language.
By Rajend Mesthrie
By Alan R. Hirvela
The re-creation good points new chapters. the 1st is a bankruptcy on evaluate because students at the moment are being requested to attach analyzing and writing within the lecture room and on formal tests just like the TOEFL®. The moment new bankruptcy is an issue for accounting for move parts within the educating and learning of reading-writing connections.
The pursuits of this revised quantity are to supply: assets for these wishing to pursue reading-writing connections, summaries of the ideals underlying these connections, rules for educating the connections within the lecture room, and data in regards to the paintings others have performed to increase this area of L2 writing.
By Michael Lumsden
What is the connection among the constitution of existential sentences and their that means? How do hearers interpret existential sentences utilizing pragmatic assumptions? This research makes an attempt to account for the connection among the constitution of existential sentences (ES) and their which means. The research of ES has obtained loads of consciousness as the development has advanced syntactic houses, is linked to regulations of a semantic nature, and offers an enticing quarter for research at a practical level.