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A Critical Introduction to Language Evolution
A Critical Introduction to Language Evolution
Ljiljana Progo...
editor: Springer
ano: 2019
descrição:This book provides a critical introduction to the current views and controversies regarding language evolution. It sheds new light on hot topics such as: How ancient is language? Did Neanderthals have some form of language? Did language evolve gradua...
Argument Encoding in Japanese Conversation
Argument Encoding in Japanese Conversation
M. Shimojo
editor: Springer
ano: 2005
descrição:Japanese is well known for its array of argument encoding types - but how is speakers' choice of encoding types to be described? This book investigates the encoding of subject and direct object in conversational Japanese and attempts to explain Japan...
Building Predicates
Building Predicates
Justin Nuger
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:This volume provides a comprehensive analysis of the syntax of Palauan that will appeal to anyone interested in Austronesian languages or formal syntactic and morphological theory. This volume proposes that words in Palauan are not drawn directly fro...
Changes in Complementation in British and American English
Changes in Complementation in British and American...
J. Rudanko
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:The book shows how the system of English predicate complementation has been undergoing an amazing amount of variation and change in recent centuries, and identifies explanatory principles to account for this change and variation, with evidence from l...
Chinese Middle Constructions
Chinese Middle Constructions
Jiajuan Xiong
editor: Springer
ano: 2018
descrição:This book defines Chinese middle constructions as generic constructions, with their highest syntactically saturated argument always understood as an arbitrary one. This working definition sets “middle construction” apart from “middle voice” in that i...
Cleft Constructions in Japanese Syntax
Cleft Constructions in Japanese Syntax
M. Kizu
editor: Springer
ano: 2005
descrição:Cleft constructions occur across languages and are much analyzed in relation to syntax, semantics and pragmatics. Mika Kizu, working in a Principles and Parameters framework, with some consideration of the Minimalist Program, provides the first coher...
Cognitive Linguistics and Language Teaching
Cognitive Linguistics and Language Teaching
R. Holme
editor: Springer
ano: 2009
descrição:This book argues that Second language teaching has not been well served by recent approaches to the description of language content. The book explores how Cognitive Linguistics offers teachers a description of language that can translate into practic...
Collocation
Collocation
G. Barnbrook; O...
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:This book presents a comprehensive description of collocation, covering both the theoretical and practical background and the implications and applications of the concept as language model and analytical tool. It provides a definitive survey of curre...
Corpus-Based Studies on Non-Finite Complements in Recent English
Corpus-Based Studies on Non-Finite Complements in Recent...
Paul Rickman; Juhani...
editor: Springer
ano: 2018
descrição:This book showcases fresh research into the underexplored territory of complementation through a detailed analysis of gerunds and ‘to’ infinitives involving control in English. Drawing on large electronic corpora of recent English, it examines subjec...
Creating and Digitizing Language Corpora
Creating and Digitizing Language Corpora
J. Beal; K. Corrigan...
editor: Springer
ano: 2007
descrição:A range of electronic corpora is increasingly accessible via the WWW and CD-ROM. This development coincided with improved standards governing the collecting, encoding and archiving of such data. This book looks at developing similar standards for enr...
Diachronic Change in the English Passive
Diachronic Change in the English Passive
J. Toyota
editor: Springer
ano: 2008
descrição:In this coherent historical development of the passive voice in English, the main argument deals not only with the passive per se, but also with its related constructions, which can play vital parts in identifying both functional and structural motiv...
Discourse Markers
Discourse Markers
Graham Ranger
editor: Springer
ano: 2018
descrição:In our everyday speech we represent events and situations, but we also provide commentary on these representations, situating ourselves and others relative to what we have to say and situating what we say in larger contexts. The present volume examin...