Language Arts & Disciplines

Das Verzeitungssystem des Englischen und seine Textfunktion

Author: Alfred Schopf

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3111676986

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 434

View: 6361

Die Buchreihe Linguistische Arbeiten hat mit über 500 Bänden zur linguistischen Theoriebildung der letzten Jahrzehnte in Deutschland und international wesentlich beigetragen. Die Reihe wird auch weiterhin neue Impulse für die Forschung setzen und die zentrale Einsicht der Sprachwissenschaft präsentieren, dass Fortschritt in der Erforschung der menschlichen Sprachen nur durch die enge Verbindung von empirischen und theoretischen Analysen sowohl diachron wie synchron möglich ist. Daher laden wir hochwertige linguistische Arbeiten aus allen zentralen Teilgebieten der allgemeinen und einzelsprachlichen Linguistik ein, die aktuelle Fragestellungen bearbeiten, neue Daten diskutieren und die Theorieentwicklung vorantreiben.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Das englische Perfekt

Grammatischer Status, Semantik und Zusammenspiel mit dem Progressive

Author: Matthias Meyer

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3111353206

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 212

View: 5765

Die Buchreihe Linguistische Arbeiten hat mit über 500 Bänden zur linguistischen Theoriebildung der letzten Jahrzehnte in Deutschland und international wesentlich beigetragen. Die Reihe wird auch weiterhin neue Impulse für die Forschung setzen und die zentrale Einsicht der Sprachwissenschaft präsentieren, dass Fortschritt in der Erforschung der menschlichen Sprachen nur durch die enge Verbindung von empirischen und theoretischen Analysen sowohl diachron wie synchron möglich ist. Daher laden wir hochwertige linguistische Arbeiten aus allen zentralen Teilgebieten der allgemeinen und einzelsprachlichen Linguistik ein, die aktuelle Fragestellungen bearbeiten, neue Daten diskutieren und die Theorieentwicklung vorantreiben.
Language Arts & Disciplines

The Expressivity of Grammar

Grammatical Devices Expressing Emotion across Time

Author: Axel Hübler

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110800179

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 260

View: 7359

The future of English linguistics as envisaged by the editors of Topics in English Linguistics lies in empirical studies which integrate work in English linguistics into general and theoretical linguistics on the one hand, and comparative linguistics on the other. The TiEL series features volumes that present interesting new data and analyses, and above all fresh approaches that contribute to the overall aim of the series, which is to further outstanding research in English linguistics.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Einführung in die allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft

Sprachtypen, sprachliche Kategorien und Funktionen

Author: August Dauses

Publisher: Franz Steiner Verlag

ISBN: 9783515070010

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 123

View: 1212

Anhand von kurzen Texten mit �bersetzung werden die Sprachen: Chinesisch, Vietnamesisch, Suaheli, Japanisch, Tuerkisch, Baskisch, Latein, Italienisch, Englisch vorgestellt und knapp bezueglich ihrer Grammatik beschrieben. Dem folgt ein Kapitel zu den sprachlichen Kategorien (und Wortarten) und den wechselseitigen �Bindungen�. In den folgenden Kapiteln wird gezeigt, inwiefern die Grammatiken flektierender Sprachen in hohem Ma�e relativ, pleonastisch, idiomatisch und diachronisch labil sind und inwieweit sich diese Merkmale gegenseitig bedingen und verst�rken (�Kettenreaktionen�). Das bisher kaum beachtete pleonastische Wesen unserer Grammatik erfordert ein radikales Umdenken in der traditionellen philologischen wie auch der linguistischen Theoriebildung.-.
Foreign Language Study

Quantifying Variation of the Expanded Form in English

Author: Mandy Stein

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 3640226143

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 18

View: 4261

Seminar paper from the year 2007 in the subject English - Grammar, Style, Working Technique, grade: 3,0, University of Göttingen, 4 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: The use of the Present/Past Progressive or as some people call it: Expanded Form (EF)in English is part of the curriculum in schools and every students either native speaker of English or a learner of it as a foreign-language must learn this part of English grammar. Next to German, where it is sometimes undefined when you do/did a specific task it is specified in English by the progressive form. If you did something next to another action happening you have to use the Progressive tense or if you are doing something at the moment, like the reader of this term paper is reading at the moment. The topic of this term paper is the quantifying variation of the progressive tense during its development from Old English to Modern English. Therefore I will use works by Nehls, Denison and Strang on that specific field and combine them in their resources with Visser which is one of the richest sources of older English to find out if there are differences or one expands. First, I am going to give a short summary of the work by the three authors. Second, I will give an overview over the source constructions of the Progressive Form (I will use the term ‘Expanded Form as well as ‘Progressive’ because the composers switch between the two terms). In chapter three I will have a closer look on the Modern use of the Expanded Form in English and in a fourth step I will combine the old and modern usage of it to find out what was left or included during the years. In chapter five I will have a closer look on the mini-corpus-studies by Mossè and Nickel, who dealt with the emergence of the progressive and show what changed since they started research on this field. And finally, I will draw a conclusion about the position of the Expanded Form. [...]
Philosophy

Victor Dudman's Grammar and Semantics

Author: J. Curthoys,V. Dudman

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137029250

Category: Philosophy

Page: 158

View: 1939

Victor Dudman's revolutionary English Grammar brings grammar and logic together by conceiving grammar as 'the necessary preliminary to logic'. The focus, for logicians, is the discussion of 'conditionals'; for grammarians it is the concise and accurate explanation of the infamous English modals.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Relative Tense and Aspectual Values in Tibetan Languages

A Comparative Study

Author: Bettina Zeisler

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110908182

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1011

View: 1996

This study presents a comparative approach to a universal theory of TENSE, ASPECT and MOOD, combining the methods of comparative and historical linguistics, fieldwork, text linguistics, and philology. The parts of the book discuss and describe (i) the concepts of TENSE, ASPECT and MOOD; (ii) the Tibetan system of RELATIVE TENSE and aspectual values, with main sections on Old and Classical Tibetan, “Lhasa” Tibetan, and East Tibetan (Amdo and Kham); and (iii) West Tibetan (Ladakhi, Purik, Balti); Part (iv) presents the comparative view. Discussing the similarities and differences of temporal and aspectual concepts, the study rejects the general claim that ASPECT is a linguistic universal. A new linguistic concept, FRAMING, is introduced in order to account for the aspect-like conceptualisations found in, e.g., English. The concept of RELATIVE TENSE or taxis, may likewise not be universal. Among the Tibetan varieties, West Tibetan is unique in having fully grammaticalized the concept of ABSOLUTE TENSE. West Tibetan is compared diachronically with Old and Classical Tibetan (documented since the mid 8th century) and synchronically with several contemporary Tibetan varieties. The grammaticalized forms of each variety are described on the basis of their employment in discourse. The underlying general function of the Tibetan verbal system is thus shown to be that of RELATIVE TENSE. Secondary aspectual functions are described for restricted contexts. A special focus on the pragmatic or metaphorical use of present tense constructions in Tibetan leads to a typology of narrative conventions. The last part also offers some suggestions for the reconstruction of the Proto-Tibetan verb system.
Foreign Language Study

Tempus und Aspekt

Author: Manfred Markus

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 165

View: 1576

Language Arts & Disciplines

A Grammar of Shakespeare's Language

Author: N.F. Blake

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137265787

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 432

View: 6794

When you read Shakespeare or watch a performance of one of his plays, do you find yourself wondering what it was he actually meant? Do you consult modern editions of Shakespeare's plays only to find that your questions still remain unanswered? A Grammar of Shakespeare's Language, the first comprehensive grammar of Shakespeare's language for over one hundred years, will help you find out exactly what Shakespeare meant. Steering clear of linguistic jargon, Professor Blake provides a detailed analysis of Shakespeare's language. He includes accounts of the morphology and syntax of different parts of speech, as well as highlighting features such as concord, negation, repetition and ellipsis. He treats not only traditional features such as the make-up of clauses, but also how language is used in various forms of conversational exchange, such as forms of address, discourse markers, greetings and farewells. This book will help you to understand much that may have previously seemed difficult or incomprehensible, thus enhancing your enjoyment of his plays.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Verbal Aspect

A General Theory and Its Application to Present-Day English

Author: Carl Bache

Publisher: University Press of Southern Denmark

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 337

View: 8596

Science

The Mismeasure of Man (Revised & Expanded)

Author: Stephen Jay Gould

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393340406

Category: Science

Page: 448

View: 698

The definitive refutation to the argument of The Bell Curve. When published in 1981, The Mismeasure of Man was immediately hailed as a masterwork, the ringing answer to those who would classify people, rank them according to their supposed genetic gifts and limits. And yet the idea of innate limits—of biology as destiny—dies hard, as witness the attention devoted to The Bell Curve, whose arguments are here so effectively anticipated and thoroughly undermined by Stephen Jay Gould. In this edition Dr. Gould has written a substantial new introduction telling how and why he wrote the book and tracing the subsequent history of the controversy on innateness right through The Bell Curve. Further, he has added five essays on questions of The Bell Curve in particular and on race, racism, and biological determinism in general. These additions strengthen the book's claim to be, as Leo J. Kamin of Princeton University has said, "a major contribution toward deflating pseudo-biological 'explanations' of our present social woes."
Psychology

Denken hilft zwar, nützt aber nichts

Warum wir immer wieder unvernünftige Entscheidungen treffen

Author: Dan Ariely

Publisher: Droemer eBook

ISBN: 3426402092

Category: Psychology

Page: 320

View: 8015

Die Logik der Unvernunft Wie gehen wir mit Geld um? Was bedeutet es uns? Warum sind so viele Menschen bereit, sich hoffnungslos zu verschulden? Und was treibt Banker, den Kollaps unseres Finanzsystems zu riskieren? In der erweiterten Neuausgabe seines internationalen Bestsellers zeigt Dan Ariely, wie unsere Entscheidungen gelenkt werden und weshalb wir in vielen Lebenssituationen zu unserem eigenen Nachteil handeln. »Ein ebenso amüsantes wie lehrreiches Buch.« Der Spiegel Denken hilft zwar, nützt aber nichts von Dan Ariely: im eBook erhältlich!
Reference

The Ideal City

Its Architectural Evolution in Europe

Author: Helen Rosenau

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135676399

Category: Reference

Page: 208

View: 9336

The concept of the 'ideal city' is, perhaps, more important today - when planners and architects are so firmly confined by considerations of our immediate environment - than ever before. Yet it is a concept which has profoundly influenced the western world throughout history, both as a regulative model and as an inspiration. Rosenau traces the progress of the concept from biblical sources through the hellenistic and Roman empires to the Renaissance and the later Age of Enlightenment, when the emphasis shifted from religious to social considerations. She goes on to discuss the resultant nineteenth-century ideal planning, when the idea of social betterment was approached with a specific and conscious effort. This book was first published in 1983.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Parts of speech

Author: George Oliver Curme

Publisher: Henry Holt & Company

ISBN: 9780930454029

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 382

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