Function and Class in Linguistic Description
Language: en
Pages: 338
Authors: Mário Alberto Perini
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-22 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book deals with the traditional problem of the classification of linguistic units, with a primary focus on word classes. The approach is descriptive rather than theoretical, and is based on the use of distinctive features analogous to the ones used in phonology, which entails a radical reworking of the
Systemic Functional Language Description
Language: en
Pages: 362
Authors: J.R. Martin, Y.J. Doran, Giacomo Figueredo
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-08 - Publisher: Routledge

This volume showcases previously unpublished research on theoretical, descriptive, and methodological innovations for understanding language patterns grounded in a Systemic Functional Linguistic perspective. Featuring contributions from an international range of scholars, the book demonstrates how advances in SFL have developed to reflect the breadth of variation in language and how
Describing and Explaining Grammar and Vocabulary in ELT
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Dilin Liu
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-15 - Publisher: Routledge

Language description plays an important role in language learning/teaching because it often determines what specific language forms, features, and usages are taught and how. A good understanding of language description is vital for language teachers and material writers and should constitute an important part of their knowledge. This book provides
Research Methods in Language Variation and Change
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Manfred Krug, Julia Schlüter
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-24 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Methodological know-how has become one of the key qualifications in contemporary linguistics, which has a strong empirical focus. Containing 23 chapters, each devoted to a different research method, this volume brings together the expertise and insight of a range of established practitioners. The chapters are arranged in three parts, devoted
Cross-Linguistic Variation in System and Text
Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: Elke Teich
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-01-01 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

The intuition that translations are somehow different from texts that are not translations has been around for many years, but most of the common linguistic frameworks are not comprehensive enough to account for the wealth and complexity of linguistic phenomena that make a translation a special kind of text. The