Download Quantitative linguistics by Marie Těšitelová PDF

By Marie Těšitelová

Because the Sixties quantitative linguistics has gone through a superb improvement marked particularly through makes an attempt to paintings systematically with language phenomena on all language degrees. along with conventional parts the place major effects have been already completed sooner than the 60s (phonology, graphemics and lexicology), quantitative linguistics has now additionally penetrated into morphology, syntax, stylistics, historical past and typology of Read more...

content material: QUANTITATIVE LINGUISTICS; CONTENTS; I. QUANTITATIVE LINGUISTICS; II. tools of analysis; III. the most parts OF QUANTITATIVE LINGUISTICS; IV. different domain names OF QUANTITATIVE LINGUISTICS; V. the applying OF the result of QUANTITATIVE LINGUISTICS; VI. QUANTITATIVE LINGUISTICS AND desktops; VII. views OF QUANTITATIVE LINGUISTICS; NOTES; REFERENCES; record OF ABBREVIATIONS OF THE ANALYZED TEXTS AND different LANGUAGE fabrics; checklist of different ABBREVIATIONS; identify INDEX; topic INDEX;
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offers a entire account of a number of the advancements and purposes in quantitative linguistics. After an outline of equipment utilized in quantitative linguistics, it discusses the most areas: Read more...

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Download Special language: from humans thinking to thinking machines by Christer Lauren, Marianne Nordman PDF

By Christer Lauren, Marianne Nordman

The relation among complicated considering and its expression needs to, whilst such, be of specified curiosity to linguists particularly except the query of functional functions. because the so much complex human considering is expressed through targeted language there are interesting chances for learn within which philosophical, semantic, semiotic, text-linguistic, pragmatic and different methods are utilised. it really is, besides the fact that, marvelous how absolute the borders among varied learn traditions were, and the way the borders persist. however internationalism may be known as both invaluable for winning paintings in LSP learn as in different places. each chance of bringing jointly and mixing those traditions can be seized. the current quantity is an try and accentuate the contacts among diversified examine traditions. The papers incorporated signify the most recent nation of LSP learn. A spouse quantity entitled 'From workplace to varsity: distinctive Language and Internationalisation', edited via Christer Lauren and Marianne Nordman, has additionally been released via Multilingual concerns (ISBN 1-85359-037-1 pbk, 1-85359-038-X hbk).

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Download The Cambridge History of the English Language, Vol. 5: by Robert Burchfield PDF

By Robert Burchfield

Quantity five of The Cambridge heritage of the English Language seems on the dialects of britain due to the fact 1776, the historic improvement of English within the former Celtic-speaking international locations of Scotland, Wales and eire, and at different types of English in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, the Caribbean and South Asia. This exact quantity can be welcomed via all these attracted to the unfold of English all over the world.

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Download Creole Genesis and the Acquisition of Grammar: The Case of by Claire Lefebvre PDF

By Claire Lefebvre

This learn makes a speciality of the cognitive procedures desirous about creole genesis: relexification, reanalysis, and direct leveling. The function of those strategies is documented via a close comparability of Haitian creole with its significant contributing languages, French and Fongbe, to demonstrate how mechanisms from resource languages express themselves in creole. the writer examines the enter of grownup, instead of baby, audio system and resolves the issues within the 3 major ways, universalist, superstratist and substratist, that have been relevant to the new debate on creole improvement.

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