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Contrasting English and German Grammar : an Introduction to Syntax and Semantics

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Contrasting English and German Grammar : an Introduction to Syntax and Semantics
Title
Contrasting English and German Grammar
Title remainder
an Introduction to Syntax and Semantics
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book offers an introduction to the derivation of meaning that is accessible and worked out to facilite an understanding of key issues in compositional semantics. The syntactic background offered is generative, the major semantic tool used is set theory. These tools are applied step-by-step to develop essential interface topics and a selection of prominent contrastive topics with material from English and German
Member of
Cataloging source
MHW
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Beck, Sigrid
Dewey number
425
Index
index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
PE1099
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Gergel, Remus
Series statement
Mouton Textbook
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  • English language
  • German language
  • Grammar, Comparative and general
  • Semantics, Comparative
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
  • English language
  • German language
  • Grammar, Comparative and general
  • Semantics, Comparative
Label
Contrasting English and German Grammar : an Introduction to Syntax and Semantics
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1. Structure and meaning: an introduction to syntax and semantics -- Introduction to the field: syntax and semantics -- Categories, phrases and phrase structure rules -- A systematic way of constructing phrases -- Clause structure and movement -- Goals and methods in semantics -- Composing sentence meanings-first steps -- Extending the theory -- NP semantics -- Appendix: syntactic and semantic rules for Part 1 -- Part 2. Extending the theory and applying it to crosslinguistic differences -- Introduction and roadmap to the second part -- Clause sturcture-English and German -- Quantifiers and scope -- Negation and polarity -- Focus -- Ellipsis -- Tense and aspect -- Conclusions
Control code
890070981
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (328 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110373523
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1515/9783110346190
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)890070981
Label
Contrasting English and German Grammar : an Introduction to Syntax and Semantics
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1. Structure and meaning: an introduction to syntax and semantics -- Introduction to the field: syntax and semantics -- Categories, phrases and phrase structure rules -- A systematic way of constructing phrases -- Clause structure and movement -- Goals and methods in semantics -- Composing sentence meanings-first steps -- Extending the theory -- NP semantics -- Appendix: syntactic and semantic rules for Part 1 -- Part 2. Extending the theory and applying it to crosslinguistic differences -- Introduction and roadmap to the second part -- Clause sturcture-English and German -- Quantifiers and scope -- Negation and polarity -- Focus -- Ellipsis -- Tense and aspect -- Conclusions
Control code
890070981
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (328 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110373523
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1515/9783110346190
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)890070981

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