Synchronic English Linguistics: An Introduction

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Gunter Narr Verlag, 2005 - 322 pages
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Contents

grammar
1
Differences between morphology and syntax
14
The two aspects of English
23
She served them there
44
The symbolic nature of a construction
55
Tree diagram Second language acquisition conference first
74
Phonetics and Phonology
86
Spectrogram II
103
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

Fig 21
104
The major allophones of English k and their complementary distribution
112
Content expression 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
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
Truth table for paraphrase
175
Truth table for presupposition
177
Examples of selection restrictions in English and German
179
BlBERs factor one interactive vs edited
215
Sociolinguistics
217
Lexical differences between English dialects
220
Fig 34
223
Differences between American and British English
226
Different degrees of formality
227
English as a world language KOPPL et al 1983 modified front cover
236
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 ofchild 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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