By Christopher Shields
By Harald Frank
By Adam Przepiorkowski,Robert D. Borsley
By Piera Carroli
The first a part of the booklet takes the controversy at the inclusion of literature in language schooling as a springboard for posing the most important questions about how scholars, and educators, view literature. The theoretical framework attracts from academic, linguistic, philosophical and literary theories, and makes a speciality of the function of knowledge in studying and the function of the learner's adventure. the second one a part of the e-book evaluates an leading edge method of instructing and studying L2 literature, and discusses the appliance of this to the language classroom.
Containing a stability of theoretical and sensible issues, this ebook should be valuable examining for researchers of utilized linguistics and moment language acquisition.
By Makoto Hayashi,Geoffrey Raymond,Jack Sidnell
By Maya Arad
An unique idea in regards to the semantic content material of roots
An account of the way roots functionality in word-formation
A extensive empirical foundation containing a whole corpus of verb-creating roots in Hebrew
By Delia Bentley,Francesco Maria Ciconte,Silvio Cruschina
This booklet presents the 1st ever large-scale comparative therapy of there sentences (there copula NP), in over a hundred Italo-Romance and Sardinian dialects spoken in Italy. It contains unique discussions of concentration constitution, predication and argument consciousness, definiteness results, and the linking among semantics and syntax in there sentences, advancing novel proposals in each one case. The authors attempt influential hypotheses on existential structures against
first-hand dialect proof; they argue that existential and locative there sentences fluctuate in concentration constitution and semantics, even if they show related morphosyntactic positive factors. the amount additionally offers the historic historical past of Romance there sentences, hoping on the findings of the research of a considerable corpus of
early Italo-Romance vernacular texts. Couched within the framework of function and Reference Grammar, the dialogue totally engages with the substantial to be had literature on existentials and locatives, therefore being of curiosity to linguists of any theoretical persuasion. in the course of the research of existentials and locatives, the quantity addresses key matters in linguistic thought, whereas supplying a useful resource of information for examine at the Romance languages and a version in fieldwork-based microvariational
By Gisli Pálsson
By Louise McNally
First released in 1997, this e-book addresses the query: what's the interpretation of English there-existential development? one of many vital pursuits is to enhance an interpretation for the development that may in particular tackle different homes of the postcopular DP. After outlining the matter, the writer is going directly to current a syntactic motivation for the declare that the postcopular DP is the only real supplement to the existential predicate, in addition to for the declare that the not obligatory ultimate word is a predictive adjunct. In bankruptcy three the translation for the fundamental existential building is constructed after which in comparison to analyses that take the postcopular DP to indicate a typical person or a generalised quantifier of people. This research is then augmented to account for the contribution of the ultimate XP and indicates how the predicate limit will be derived from a extra normal on depictive/circumstantial VP-adjuncts. the ultimate bankruptcy comprise a few speculative dialogue of the wider implications of the thought within the context of knowledge corresponding to "list" existential and "presentational-there" sentences.
By Tony Jappy
Unlike shows of semiotics that take the written be aware because the reference worth, this e-book examines this actual rhetoric utilizing pictorial symptoms as its top examples. The visible isn't taken care of because the 'poor relation' to the (written) be aware. it really is consequently attainable to isolate extra in actual fact the explicit constituent homes of notice and photograph, taking those because the simple fabric of quite a lot of cultural artefacts. It appears to be like at comedian strips, traditional images, photographic allegory, pictorial metaphor, advertisements campaigns and the massive semiotic variety exhibited via the class of the 'poster'. this is often crucial examining for all scholars of semiotics, introductory and advanced.