Synchronic English Linguistics: An Introduction

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Gunter Narr Verlag, 2005 - English language - 322 pages
 

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Contents

grammar
1
Different aspects of grammar
8
Differences between morphology and syntax
14
Minor word classes in English
16
An example of different word classes in a complex English Sentence
17
Natural and grammatical gender in German
19
The two aspects of English
23
Examples of complex verbal syntagms in English
24
Semantic feature analysis
159
The extension of English boy as intersection of three sets
160
Image schema for through
162
The commercial transaction frame with its lexical realisations
166
Truth table for and
170
Truth table for exclusive or
171
Truth table for equivalence if and only if
172
Truth table for entailment
174

Tree diagram She served them there
44
Tree diagram The distressed waitress solemnly
46
Tree diagram He saw the boy with the telescope first reading He used the telescope to see the boy
48
Tree diagram He saw the boy with the telescope second reading He saw the boy who had a telescope
49
The symbolic nature of a construction
55
Examples of constructions
57
An example of a hierarchical network of constructions
59
Tree diagram Second language acquisition conference first reading
74
Kinds of morphemes
79
Phonetics and Phonology
86
Anatomy of the vocal tract
87
Short lax vowels of English
90
Stressed short vowels
91
Long vowels and diphthongs I
92
Long vowels and diphthongs II General American
93
Long vowels and diphthongs IV GenAm
94
Vowels of English Received Pronunciation
96
Vowels of English General American
97
Transcription of consonants and sonorants in IPA
98
Examples for the use of some variants
99
Terminology for places of articulation
101
Spectrogram I
103
Spectrogram III
104
The major allophones of English k and their complementary distribution
112
Contentexpression vs form substance table
115
Allomorphs of plural s in English
118
Syllable structure
120
Examples of stress patterns
122
Weak forms clitics in British English
128
Language change in progress
135
Semantics
145
Examples of homonymy in English
149
English and Welsh colour adjectives
154
Parts of neck in English and Hals in German
155
Hyponymy hyperonymy
156
Meronymy
157
Contradictory contrast
158
Truth table for paraphrase
175
Truth table for presupposition
177
Examples of selection restrictions in English and German
179
the context of language use
187
The domains of semantics and pragmatics some common antitheses
188
Illocutions
189
Performative utterances and their illocutionary force
192
Conversational maxims
193
The three spheres of the context of an utterance
198
Textlinguistics Conversation analysis Discourse analysis
200
Situation elements speech events and text types
214
BIBERs factor one interactive vs edited
215
Sociolinguistics
217
Lexical differences between English dialects
220
Pronunciation differences between English dialects
223
Differences between American and British English
226
Different degrees of formality
227
English as a world language KöPPL et al 1983 modified front cover
236
Pidgins and creoles
237
An example from Tok Pisin
239
An example from Hawaiian Pidgin
240
Prominent conditioning factors of language use
247
Psycholinguistics Neurolinguistics Biolinguistics
248
Stages in language acquisition I Adopted from FRY 1977 119
249
Stages of language acquisition II
250
Examples of child grammar
251
Fuzziness of word meanings
253
Typical selection errors
254
Typical programming errors
255
Spontaneous word coinages by children
256
Components of the readingprocess
257
Spans of eye fixations in reading
258
Finger spelling
259
Exercises
268
Bibliographical section
278
Index cum glossary
303
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