Language Arts & Disciplines

The Present Perfect in Non-native Englishes

A Corpus-based Study of Variation

Author: Julia Davydova

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110255014

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 340

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This is an innovative study of variation of the English present perfect that offers analyses of interestingly diverse data sets of non-native English and addresses some of the hotly debated issues in variationist sociolinguistics, second language acquisition and research on linguistic complexity.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Re-assessing the Present Perfect

Corpus Studies and Beyond

Author: Valentin Werner,Elena Seoane,Cristina Suárez-Gómez

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110443538

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 363

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The area of the present perfect has always been a hotly contested ground amongst linguists, and recent corpus studies have shown that variation in this realm in English is far more pervasive than previously assumed. This volume features theoretically informed analyses of the expression of the present perfect in native and non-native Englishes, and represents the state of the art in corpus-based works in this area.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Variationist Sociolinguistics

Change, Observation, Interpretation

Author: Sali A. Tagliamonte

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444344455

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 424

View: 8571

Variationist Sociolinguistics: Change, Observation, Interpretation presents a comprehensive, intermediate level examination of Language Variation and Change, the branch of sociolinguistics concerned with linguistic variation in spoken and written language. Represents the most up-to-date coverage of the history, developments, and methodologies of variationist sociolinguistics Addresses all aspects of linguistic variation, including areas not usually covered in introductory texts, e.g. the phonological, morpho-syntactic, discourse/pragmatic Outlines comparative sociolinguistic approach, data collection, methodological issues; and addresses state-of-the-art contemporary quantitative methods and statistical practice Features cutting-edge research at an appropriate level to facilitate student learning Engages students throughout with a variety of pedagogical features, including Mini Quizzes to test comprehension, extensive Exercises at the end of each chapter, the opportunity to do hands-on quantitative analysis of a never-before published data set, and Notes and Tips that offer insight into conducting sociolinguistic research. Extra materials and answers to the exercises are available at www.wiley.com/go/tagliamonte
Language Arts & Disciplines

Mastering English

An Advanced Grammar for Non-native and Native Speakers

Author: Carl Bache,Niels Davidsen-Nielsen

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110803186

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 552

View: 4356

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.
Foreign Language Study

Forum

a journal for the teacher of English outside the United States

Author: United States Information Agency,United States. Dept. of State. Office of English Language Programs

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: N.A

View: 4052

English language

Forum

A Journal for the Teacher of English Outside the United States

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: English language

Page: N.A

View: 1510

Foreign Language Study

World Englishes in Asian Contexts

Author: Yamuna Kachru,Cecil L. Nelson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789622097568

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 412

View: 9394

This is the first English-language book to focus on the electric rice cooker and the impact it has had on the lives of Asian people.
Language Arts & Disciplines

The Dynamic Interlanguage

Empirical Studies in School Language Variation

Author: Miriam R. Eisenstein

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780306431746

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 323

View: 5641

The recent recognition of dynamic yet consistent variation, as well as rules, in language use is applied to second languages. The 18 chapters by researchers and methodologists explore the influence of such factors as context, relative social status, target language variety, and psychological aspects
English language

Euro-English

Assessing Variety Status

Author: Sandra Mollin

Publisher: Gunter Narr Verlag

ISBN: 9783823362500

Category: English language

Page: 230

View: 2913

Language and languages

Language

Author: George Melville Bolling,Bernard Bloch

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language and languages

Page: N.A

View: 6152

Technology & Engineering

IPCC 1988 Conference record

on the edge : a Pacific rim conference on professional technical communication

Author: IEEE Professional Communication Society,Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 383

View: 5407

English language

Englische Sprachwissenschaft

Eine Bibliographie

Author: Karl Reichl

Publisher: Erich Schmidt Verlag GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 9783503030682

Category: English language

Page: 251

View: 6977