Category: Linguistics

  • Download Bilinguality and Bilingualism by Josiane F. Hamers,Michel H. A. Blanc PDF

    By Josiane F. Hamers,Michel H. A. Blanc

    This up-to-date and revised variation of Hamers and Blanc's profitable textbook provides state of the art wisdom approximately languages involved from person bilingualism (or bilinguality) to societal bilingualism. it's either multi- and interdisciplinary in procedure, and analyses bilingualism at person, interpersonal, and societal degrees. Linguistic, cognitive and sociocultural elements of bilingual improvement are explored, as are difficulties comparable to bilingual reminiscence and polyglot aphasia. Hamers and Blanc examine the connection among tradition, identification, and language behaviour in multicultural settings, in addition to the verbal exchange suggestions in interpersonal and intergroup family members. in addition they suggest theoretical versions of language processing and improvement, that are then utilized to bilingual behaviour. different themes reviewed contain language shift, pidgins and creoles, language making plans and bilingual schooling. This booklet can be important to scholars, academics and students drawn to languages involved in a variety of disciplines together with psycholinguistics, linguistics, the social sciences, schooling and language planning.
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  • Download Research in Technology and Second Language Learning: by Information Age Publishing,Yong Zhao PDF

    By Information Age Publishing,Yong Zhao

    Zhao (Michigan nation U.) provides a set of 17 articles reporting on empirical experiences at the potent use of computer-assisted language studying (CALL). Written via 27 lecturers and researchers, all yet one from the united states, nearly all of the articles have been formerly released in scholarly journals and books. Following an summary of research
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  • Download Cultural Memory of Language: Contemporary Applied by Susan Samata PDF

    By Susan Samata

    "I cannot even converse my very own language," have been the phrases overheard in a school staffroom that caused the writing of this e-book. Calling whatever 'my personal' implies a private, proprietorial courting with it. yet how can or not it's your individual if you can't converse it?

    The Cultural reminiscence of Language appears at accidental monolingualism - an absence of language fluency in a migratory cultural scenario the place or extra languages exist at 'home'. It explores relations heritage and formative years language acquisition and attrition. what's the current daily event of language use and existence among cultures? analyzing interview information, Samata uncovers a feeling of inauthenticity felt via those who don't totally proportion a parent's first language. along this encompasses a experience of concurrent anger, and a necessity to assign blame. Participation within the language, even to the level of phatic or formulaic phrasing, events emotions of actual linguistic and cultural inclusion. The publication therefore uncovers considerable (and measurable) advantages in confident self-image and a feeling of wellbeing and fitness. how humans view language is crucial - how they view the language they name their own is much more vital and this ebook does simply that during a professional utilized linguistic environment.
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  • Download Studying Bilinguals (Oxford Linguistics) by François Grosjean PDF

    By François Grosjean

    even supposing greater than part the world's inhabitants is bilingual, the examine of bilinguals has lagged in the back of that of monolinguals. With this e-book, which pulls on twenty-five years of the author's examine, François Grosjean contributes considerably to redressing the stability. the quantity covers 4 components of analysis: the definition and characterization of the bilingual individual, the notion and creation of spoken language by means of bilinguals, the sign-oral bilingualism of the Deaf, and methodological and conceptual matters in learn on bilingualism. whereas the writer takes a mostly psycholinguistic technique, his acute linguistic and sociolinguistic knowledge is clear all through and particularly so in his reflections on what it skill to be bilingual and bicultural. The publication additionally defends elevated co-operation between researchers in connecting fields similar to the language sciences and the neurosciences.
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  • Download The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Analysis (Oxford by Bernd Heine,Heiko Narrog PDF

    By Bernd Heine,Heiko Narrog

    This instruction manual compares the most analytic frameworks and techniques of up to date linguistics. It deals a special evaluation of linguistic concept, revealing the typical matters of competing ways. by means of displaying their present and strength functions it presents the capacity through which linguists and others can pass judgement on what are the main worthwhile versions for the duty in hand. exceptional students from around the globe clarify the reason and goals of over thirty explanatory
    approaches to the outline, research, and figuring out of language. each one bankruptcy considers the most objectives of the version; the relation it proposes from among lexicon, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and phonology; how it defines the interactions among cognition and grammar; what it counts as
    evidence; and the way it explains linguistic switch and constitution. The Oxford guide of Linguistic research deals an critical consultant for everybody learning any point of language together with these in linguistics, comparative philology, cognitive technology, developmental philology, cognitive technology, developmental psychology, computational technological know-how, and synthetic intelligence.

    This moment version has been up to date to incorporate seven new chapters taking a look at linguistic devices in language acquisition, dialog research, neurolinguistics, experimental phonetics, phonological research, experimental semantics, and distributional typology.
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  • Download The Oxford Guide to the Romance Languages (Oxford Guides To by Adam Ledgeway,Martin Maiden PDF

    By Adam Ledgeway,Martin Maiden

    The Oxford consultant to the Romance Languages is the main exhaustive therapy of the Romance languages to be had at the present time. prime overseas students undertake quite a few theoretical frameworks and techniques to provide a close structural exam of all of the person Romance forms and Romance-speaking components, together with normal, non-standard, dialectal, and neighborhood types of the outdated and New Worlds. The ebook additionally deals a finished comparative
    account of significant subject matters, concerns, and case reports throughout diversified parts of the grammar of the Romance languages.

    The quantity is equipped into 10 thematic elements: elements 1 and a pair of take care of the making of the Romance languages and their typology and type, respectively; half three is dedicated to person structural overviews of Romance languages, dialects, and linguistic parts, whereas half four offers comparative overviews of Romance phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics, and sociolinguistics. Chapters in elements 5-9 learn concerns in Romance phonology, morphology, syntax, syntax and
    semantics, and pragmatics and discourse, respectively, whereas the ultimate half comprises case reports of subject matters within the nominal crew, verbal team, and the clause. The e-book should be a vital source for either Romance experts and everybody with an curiosity in Indo-European and comparative
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  • Download Argumentationsstrategien von Wahlwerbung (German Edition) by Sophie Koch PDF

    By Sophie Koch

    Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2004 im Fachbereich Sprachwissenschaft / Sprachforschung (fachübergreifend), be aware: keine, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg (Institut für Sprechwissenschaft und Phonetik), Veranstaltung: Argumentationstheorie, 18 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Die vorliegende Arbeit widmet sich den Argumentationsstrategien von Wahlwerbung anhand von Wahlplakaten der Bundestagswahlen 1987 und 2002.
    Als Grundlage für die examine dient das Kommunikationsmodell mit seinem Sender-Kanal-Empfänger-Prinzip, das überblicksartig erläutert wird. Es folgt eine Betrachtung kommunikativer Ziele von Wahlwerbung (Aktualisierung, Emotion und details) und deren Auswirkung auf den Wähler bzw. den Konsumenten. Es wird hierbei deutlich, dass Werbung bei unterschiedlichen Zielgruppen unterschiedliche 'Verhaltensmuster' hervorrufen kann. Anhand einer zusammenfassenden Tabelle wird die Werbewirkung nochmals verdeutlicht. Im Weiteren geht die Arbeit näher auf die Prinzipien von Wahlwerbung ein. Es wird hierbei zwischen sachlichen (Ansichten glaubhaft vermitteln), sozialen (Bezug auf das Handeln Dritter) und zeitlichen (Bezug auf vergangene, gegenwärtige oder zukünftiger Ereignisse) Sachverhalten unterschieden. Dafür wird der Begriff der 'Sprechhandlung' nach John L. Austin (1979) definiert und durch dessen Unterteilung nach John R. Searle (1971) in Hinblick auf Teilakte und Sprechhandlungsarten spezifiziert. Nach Toulmin (1958) werden fünf Schlussregeln vorgestellt, die die argumentative Kommunikation in bestimmte Argumentationsmuster systematieren und damit - als Voraussetzung für die folgende examine - die Grundlage einer Typologie von Argumentationsschemata bilden.
    Der empirische Teil vergleicht die Plakatwerbung der Bundestagswahlen von 1987 und 2002 in Hinblick auf die Themen der Wahlwerbung und ihre persuasiven Funktion. Die examine der Wahlwerbung von 2002 orientiert sich dabei an Martin Wachtels (1988) Untersuchung der Argumentationsstrategien bei den Bundestagswahlen 1987.
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  • Download Labels and Roots (Studies in Generative Grammar [SGG]) by Leah Bauke,Andreas Blümel PDF

    By Leah Bauke,Andreas Blümel

    This quantity offers in-depth exploration of the problems of labeling and roots, with a stability of empirical and conceptual/theoretical analyses. The papers discover key questions that needs to finally be addressed within the improvement of generative theories: how do theories of labels and roots relate to syntax-internal computation, to semantics, to morphology, and to phonology?

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  • Download Language Teaching Through the Ages (Routledge Research in by Garon Wheeler PDF

    By Garon Wheeler

    Konrad Koerner, a number one historian of linguistics, has lengthy stated that an instructional box can't be thought of to have matured until eventually it has heritage as considered one of its subfields. The background of linguistics is a growing to be region, having come into its personal within the Sixties, specifically after Noam Chomsky searched for historic roots for his paintings. against this, the background of language educating has been overlooked, reflecting the lack of confidence and formative years of the sector. so much works at the topic were written through linguists for different linguists, and usually specialise in a selected interval or element of background. This quantity concentrates at the uncomplicated matters, occasions, and threads of the historical past of the sector - from Mesopotamia to the current - exhibiting how an information of this heritage can tell the perform of language educating within the present.

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  • Download Das Palenquero - Ein Einblick in die Kreolsprache Palenquero by Patricia Detto PDF

    By Patricia Detto

    Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2007 im Fachbereich Sprachwissenschaft / Sprachforschung (fachübergreifend), word: 2,0, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, 12 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Es gibt nur three spanische Kreolsprachen. Das Papiamento used to be auf den ABC-Insel in der südlichen Karibik gesprochen wird, dann das Palenquero, welches in der kleinen Gemeinde San Basilio de Palenque in Nordkolumbien gesprochen wird, aber auch in seiner Existenz das am gefährdeten von den spanischen Kreolsprachen und die dritte spanische Kreolsprache, ist die mit den meisten Sprechern und dessen Varietäten unter dem Sammelbegriff Chabacano zusammengefasst werden. Sie ist in Südostasien zu Hause oder besser gesagt auf den Philippinen. Eine Vermutung für die geringe Anzahl an Kreolsprachen ist, dass die Spanier lange vom Menschenhandel ausgeschlossen conflict, denn es ist schon sehr unverständlich, dass es so wenige spanische Kreole gibt, da Spanien lange Vorherrscher in der Neuen Welt conflict. Das Sklavenhandelmonopol hatten lange Zeit die Portugiesen und danach lag es in englischer, französischer und holländischer Hand erst nach den Portugiesen fassten die Spanier Fuß in Afrika. used to be vielleicht eine Erklärung dafür ist.
    Eine dieser Variationen soll Thema dieser Arbeit sein, das spanisch-basierte Kreol Palenquero.
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