Download E-books Talking About Motion: A crosslinguistic investigation of lexicalization patterns (Studies in Language Companion Series) PDF

By Luna Filipović

It is a corpus-based learn of lexicalization of movement occasions in Serbo-Croatian and English, with contrasting examples from Spanish, French, Italian, Mandarin chinese language and Albanian. Talmy’s typology (1985) offers the backdrop for the research and the point of interest is on intratypological changes that impact recurring presence or absence of data in movement expressions crosslinguistically in addition to “pattern clashing” in translation. This clean examine concerns concerning linguistic typology, lexical and development which means and spatio-temporal construals in language and event leads to a extra finely grained category of verbalized movement occasions. The research deals an eclectic evaluate of other theoretical methods and insists on theoretically independent set of instruments and rules that may be utilized in experiences of any cognitive area in any language. It presents an in-depth dialogue of present matters in cognitive linguistics specifically and indicates systematic implementation of the learn findings in utilized and interdisciplinary stories of language.

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Download E-books Éléments de grammaire danoise PDF

By Anita Blommegård, Lisbeth Verstraete-Hansen

Destiné à un public francophone, ce manuel didactique et pratique présente les éléments essentiels de los angeles grammaire danoise. Privilégiant l. a. viewpoint comparée, il souligne les différences morpho-syntaxiques entre le français et le danois afin de prévenir les problèmes les plus souvent rencontrés par l'étudiant francophone. L'ouvrage introduit, en huit chapitres, les bases de l. a. langue danoise, allant du mot easy à los angeles word complexe. De nombreux tableaux de présentation et de récapitulation donnent un aperçu worldwide de l. a. matière présentée. Une liste des verbes danois les plus courants et une bibliographie complètent utilement le quantity.

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Download E-books Best of Both: Fact and Fiction Texts (EMC KS3 English Series) PDF

By English & Media Centre, Kate Oliver

Competence * actions on each one textual content, together with resourceful techniques to studying, writing and talking and listening. Creativity * Comparative initiatives ranging throughout or extra texts to assist scholars make connections. * tough actions difficult artistic considering abilities and challenge fixing with possibilities for utilizing the mind's eye in writing and conversing and listening actions. Cultural realizing * Texts from and approximately various cultures with contextual heritage and actions to motivate scholars to discover the methods rules, stories and values are portrayed. serious realizing * actions to have interaction scholars with the texts and thought-provoking rules. Contents contains texts...: ...from varied genres to have interaction boys (and women) together with Josh reflecting on his existence offerings in 'Just Like Your Father' by way of Jacqueline Wilson and Gary Rolfe telling his near-death event in 'I Fell via Arctic Ice'...to interact ladies (and boys) corresponding to the narrator of 'Note to 6th Grade Self' combating the varsity bullies for the affections of Eric Cassio or nationwide Curriculum prompt author Nadine Gordimer telling the tale of a refugee woman fleeing Mozambique in 'The final Safari'. ..to impress attention-grabbing discussions, for instance Xinran reflecting on inequalities in sleek China in 'One Woman's Cup of Tea' and a soldier in Iraq, writing a few poignant own event in 'I cannot put out of your mind the woman within the Orange Dress'...for the complete skill diversity from a Newsround tale to at least one from the day-by-day Telegraph at the student-friendly factor of 'Playing Out', for example...from diverse genres akin to a speech via Lord Coe, writer's suggestions for the way to write down a narrative, directions from The Worst Case state of affairs Survival instruction manual, or an extract from invoice Bryson's hilarious autobiography The lifestyles and instances of the Thunderbolt child.

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Download E-books Formal Evidence in Grammaticalization Research PDF

By An van Linden (Ed.), Jean-Christophe Verstraete (Ed.), Kristin Davidse (Ed.)

This collective quantity specializes in the the most important function of formal proof in spotting and explaining circumstances of grammaticalization. It addresses the hitherto missed factor of system-internal components guidance grammaticalization and in addition revisits formal popularity standards corresponding to Lehmann and Hopper’s parameters of grammaticalization. The articles examine advancements of such phenomena as modal auxiliaries, attitudinal markers, V1-conditionals, nominalizers, and pronouns, utilizing facts from quite a lot of languages and (in a few situations) from diachronic corpora. within the strategy, they discover finer mechanisms of grammaticalization comparable to amendment of coding capability, structural and semantic analogy, alterations in frequency and prosody, and shifts in collocational and grammatical distribution. the amount is of specific curiosity to old linguists engaged on grammaticalization, and basic linguists engaged on the interface among syntax, semantics and pragmatics, in addition to that among synchrony and diachrony.

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