Download Grammatik als Netzwerk von Konstruktionen: Sprachwissen im by Alexander Lasch,Alexander Ziem PDF

By Alexander Lasch,Alexander Ziem

Anhand von exemplarischen Analysen gehen die Beiträge in diesem Band grundlegenden Forschungsfragen nach, die sich aus der Konzeption von Grammatik als Netzwerk von Konstruktionen ergeben: Sprachliches Wissen setzt sich aus einem strukturierten Set an Form-Bedeutungspaaren (Konstruktionen) zusammen, das guy als Netzwerk bzw. Konstruktikon auffassen kann. Relevante Aspekte betreffen theoretische und empirische Fragen zur Repräsentation von grammatischem Wissen in einem Netzwerk von Konstruktionen, konkrete Anwendungsbereiche in den Bereichen Morphologie, Syntax und Spracherwerb unter Einbeziehung synchroner und diachroner Untersuchungsgesichtspunkte sowie Möglichkeiten, die Konstruktionsgrammatik mit anderen, teilweise verwandten, teilweise konkurrierenden Ansätzen und Grammatiktheorien (FrameNet, Integrative Linguistik, HPSG, projektionsbasierte Ansätze) in den conversation treten zu lassen.
Der Band richtet sich sowohl an ein fachkundiges Publikum als auch an jene, die sich für die Konstruktionsgrammatik interessieren und einen ersten Zugang zu gebrauchsbasierten Ansätzen suchen.

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Download English Pronunciation Models in a Globalized World: Accent, by Andrew Sewell PDF

By Andrew Sewell

This booklet explores the subjects of English accents and pronunciation. It highlights their connections with numerous vital matters within the research of English on the earth, together with intelligibility, id, and globalization. The unifying strand is supplied via English pronunciation versions: what do those versions encompass, and why? the point of interest on pronunciation educating is mixed with sociolinguistic views on international English, and the broader query requested via the booklet is: what does it suggest to educate English pronunciation in a globalized global? The e-book takes Hong Kong – ‘Asia’s international urban’ – as a case examine of the way international and native impacts engage, and of the way judgements approximately instructing have to mirror this interplay. It seriously examines latest ways to international English, reminiscent of international Englishes and English as a Lingua Franca, and considers their contributions in addition to their boundaries within the Hong Kong context. A data-based procedure with quantitative and qualitative information anchors the dialogue and assists within the improvement of standards for the contents of pronunciation types. English Pronunciation versions in a Globalized global: accessory, Acceptability and Hong Kong English discusses, between different concerns:



  • Global English: A socio-linguistic toolkit

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  • Accents and conversation: Intelligibility in international English

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  • Teaching English Pronunciation: The types debate

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  • Somewhere among: accessory and pronunciation in Hong Kong


Researchers and practitioners of English experiences and utilized linguistics will locate this ebook an insightful resource.

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Download Advances in Probabilistic and Other Parsing Technologies by H. Bunt,Anton Nijholt PDF

By H. Bunt,Anton Nijholt

Parsing expertise is anxious with discovering syntactic constitution in language. In parsing we need to take care of incomplete and never inevitably actual formal descriptions of common languages. Robustness and potency are one of the major issuesin parsing. Corpora can be utilized to acquire frequency information regarding language use. this permits probabilistic parsing, an method that goals at either robustness and potency raise. Approximation strategies, to be utilized on the point of language description, parsing technique, and syntactic illustration, have an identical goal. Approximation on the point of syntactic illustration is additionally often called underspecification, a standard strategy to care for syntactic ambiguity.
during this e-book new parsing applied sciences are amassed that target at attacking the issues of robustness and potency via precisely those ideas: the layout of probabilistic grammars and effective probabilistic parsing algorithms, approximation concepts utilized to grammars and parsers to extend parsing potency, and methods for underspecification and the combination of semantic details within the syntactic research to house big ambiguity.
The publication supplies a state of the art evaluation of present study and improvement in parsing applied sciences. In its chapters we see how probabilistic equipment have entered the toolbox of computational linguistics that allows you to be utilized in either parsing idea and parsing perform. The publication is either a distinct reference for researchers and an creation to the sphere for graduate students.

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Download Introducing Multimodality by Carey Jewitt,Jeff Bezemer,Kay O'Halloran PDF

By Carey Jewitt,Jeff Bezemer,Kay O'Halloran

This available advent to multimodality illuminates the potential for multimodal study for knowing the ways that humans speak. Readers becomes acquainted with the main thoughts and techniques in a number of domain names whereas studying how one can interact significantly with the thought of multimodality. The e-book demanding situations extensively held assumptions approximately language and provides the sensible steps concerned about establishing a multimodal learn, including:





  • formulating learn questions



  • collecting examine materials



  • assessing and constructing tools of transcription



  • considering the moral dimensions of multimodal research.



A self-study consultant can also be incorporated, designed as an non-compulsory stand-alone source or because the foundation for a quick path. With quite a lot of examples, transparent sensible aid and a word list of phrases, Introducing Multimodality is an excellent reference for undergraduate and postgraduate scholars in multimodality, semiotics, utilized linguistics and media and communique reports. on-line fabrics, together with color photos and extra hyperlinks to appropriate assets, can be found at the significant other web site at www.routledge.com/cw/jewitt and the Routledge Language and conversation Portal.

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Download Negation, Text Worlds, and Discourse: The Pragmatics of by L. Hidalgo-Downing PDF

By L. Hidalgo-Downing

This paintings originates from the necessity to improve an built-in dynamic version of negation in discourse that's sufficient for figuring out the function of negation in an in depth and intricate piece of discourse. such a lot paintings on negation is strongly encouraged through conventional philosopical difficulties, yet little paintings has been performed within the sector of discourse.

Approaches to negation in the functional-cognitive culture are inclined to concentration of particular brokers of negation, its functionality as a speech act, or its cognitive version. Few makes an attempt were made to suggest an built-in discourse version, reviews of negation with few exceptions are usually constrained to short decisions or remoted sentences. This booklet fills the distance in stories of negation in discourse by means of delivering an updated serious evaluation of the state-of-the-art in negation and by way of offering a version that brings jointly the semantic, cognitve, and pragmatic good points of negation, that are the most important for an knowing of its position in disourse.

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Download Practice Makes Perfect: Exploring Grammar (Practice Makes by Gary Robert Muschla PDF

By Gary Robert Muschla

Helpful guideline and many perform on your baby to appreciate the fundamentals of grammar and vocabulary

Understanding grammar is vital to your baby to talk and write with competence and readability. Practice Makes excellent: Exploring Grammar offers your baby bite-sized causes of grammar and vocabulary, with attractive routines that preserve him or her stimulated and excited to benefit. they could perform the grammar talents which are hard, polish abilities they’ve mastered, and stretch themselves to discover abilities they've got now not but tried. This identify positive factors a hundred and seventy actions (plus resolution key) that elevate in hassle as your baby proceeds throughout the book.

This ebook is acceptable for a 4th grade scholar operating above his or her grade point, or as a very good evaluate and perform for a suffering fifth or sixth grader.

Your pupil will learn the way to:

  • Recognize kinds of sentences
  • Understand sentence structure
  • Identify elements of speech
  • Use punctuation and capitalization together
  • Find her or his personal grammar mistakes

Topics contain: Sentences, Nouns, Verbs, Pronouns, Adjectives, Adverbs, Prepositions, Conjunctions and Interjections, Punctuation and Capitalization, utilization and Proofreading

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Download Thematic Theory in Syntax and Interpretation: Volume 17 by Robin Clark PDF

By Robin Clark

In fresh years, lexical argument constitution, within the guise of thematic roles, has come to play an more and more very important half in syntactic thought. the 1st a part of this ebook, first released in 1990, explores the interaction among thematic function task and flow techniques, with specific connection with the explanatory challenge of nominalisation. the second one half explores the connection among thematic roles and keep watch over.


Particularly shut realization is paid to implicit arguments, arbitrary regulate and adverbs of quantification. A thought of keep an eye on is gifted which unifies compulsory and non-compulsory keep watch over. the idea of regulate, in addition, generalises to account for the binding gaps in purposive clauses, tricky circulate structures, infinitival clauses and different structures that have more often than not been analysed as related to long-distance dependencies. This name can be of curiosity to scholars of linguistics.

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Download Aspects of the Syntax of Agreement (Routledge Leading by Cedric Boeckx PDF

By Cedric Boeckx

This quantity brings jointly numerous strands of study targeting features of the syntax of contract, and the function that contract performs in linguistic concept. The essays accumulated right here exhibit how and why contract has emerged in recent times because the crucial theoretical build in minimalism. even supposing the theoretical context of the amount is minimalist in personality, Boeckx formulates formal and major universals within the area of agreement.

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