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The Resource Current trends in contrastive linguistics : functional and cognitive perspectives, edited by María de los Ángeles Gómez González, J. Lachlan Mackenzie, Elsa M. González Álvarez

Current trends in contrastive linguistics : functional and cognitive perspectives, edited by María de los Ángeles Gómez González, J. Lachlan Mackenzie, Elsa M. González Álvarez

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Current trends in contrastive linguistics : functional and cognitive perspectives
Title
Current trends in contrastive linguistics
Title remainder
functional and cognitive perspectives
Statement of responsibility
edited by María de los Ángeles Gómez González, J. Lachlan Mackenzie, Elsa M. González Álvarez
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on data extracted from the British National Corpus and the Corpus de Referencia del Español Actual in conjunction with elicitation data from native speakers, this chapter constitutes a first step towards a constructionist, usage-based analysis of secondary predication with verba dicendi et declarandi (e.g., say , declare , decir 'say', declarar 'declare') in English and Spanish. Within this environment (the "declarative subjective-transitive" construction), at least three lower-level (i.e., item-specific) configurations can be posited in th
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
410
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
P134
LC item number
.C87 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gonzalez, Maria de los Angeles
  • Mackenzie, J. Lachlan
  • González Álvarez, Elsa
Series statement
Studies in functional and structural linguistics,
Series volume
v. 60
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  • Contrastive linguistics
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • Contrastive linguistics
Label
Current trends in contrastive linguistics : functional and cognitive perspectives, edited by María de los Ángeles Gómez González, J. Lachlan Mackenzie, Elsa M. González Álvarez
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Current Trends in Contrastive Linguistics; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Contributors; Abbreviations used in glosses; Introduction; 1. Grammatical categories in contrast; 2. Contrastive linguistics and corpus studies; 3. Meaning and cognition from a contrastive perspective; Acknowledgments; References; Part 1 . Grammatical categories in contrast; Ways of impersonalizing; 1. Introduction; 2. What is a third person plural impersonal construction?; 2.1 Vague vs. impersonal reference; 2.2 Impersonal vs. generic; 2.3 The commonality of 3pl impersonals
  • 3. The referents of the 3pl4. Verbal impersonals; 4.1 Reflexive impersonals; 4.2 Participle impersonals; 4.3 Agentless passives; 5. Concluding remarks; References; Construing reference in context; 1. Introduction; 2. Context and the construal of reference; 3. Structures; 3.1 Finnish; 3.1.1 Passive in Finnish; 3.1.2 Zero person construction in Finnish; 3.2 French; 3.2.1 Passive in French; 3.2.2 The pronoun on in French; 4. Functions; 5. Data; 6. Non-specific reference forms in CMC; 6.1 Non-specific reference in the Finnish data; 6.2 Non-specific reference in the French data
  • 6.2.1 French passive constructions6.2.2 The pronoun on; 7. Conclusions; References; The contrast between pronoun position in European Portuguese and Castilian Spanish; 1. Introduction; 2. The clause-initial P1 position; 3. Clitics in FG; 3.1 Clitics and the Wackernagel position; 3.2 An aside on Brazilian Portuguese; 3.3 An aside on a challenge to the clitic analysis; 4. Enclisis and proclisis in EP and CS; 5. The position of the verb in EP and CS; 6. The subject in EP and in CS; 7. Conclusion; References; Modals and typology; 1. Modality as a typological category; 1.1 Defining modality
  • 1.2 Prototypes in cognitive psychology and lexical semantics1.3 Prototypes in grammar; 1.4 Prototypes in typology; 1.5 Prototypes and modality; 1.6 A typological cluster approach to modality; 1.6.1 Possibility and necessity; 1.6.2 Epistemic and deontic; 1.6.3 Subjectivity; 1.6.4 Extremes of the modality scale; 2. Using the criteria -- English; 3. Using the criteria -- German and English in contrast; 4. Conclusion; References; Part 2 . Contrastive linguistics and corpus studies; Parallel texts and corpus-based contrastive analysis; 1. Introduction; 2. Parallel concordancing; 2.1 Alignment
  • 2.2 Sorting the results2.3 Advanced Search; 3. Frequency information; 4. Finding translations; 4.1 Hot Words and Translation; 5. Parallel Search; 6. Summary; References; Machine translation and human translation; 1. Introduction; 2. Why MT Matters; 3. MT and the human translator; 4. Evaluation of machine translation; 5. Experimenting with the evaluation of MT as a pedagogical exercise; 5.1 METRA; 5.2 Using corpora to find 'genuine' examples; 6. TrAva and evaluation of MT; 6.1 Classification of errors -- problems; 6.2 Classification of errors -- possible solutions
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313808542
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1 online resource (xxi, 333 pages)
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9789027289681
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2008037972
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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illustrations, map.
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remote
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(OCoLC)313808542
Label
Current trends in contrastive linguistics : functional and cognitive perspectives, edited by María de los Ángeles Gómez González, J. Lachlan Mackenzie, Elsa M. González Álvarez
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Current Trends in Contrastive Linguistics; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Contributors; Abbreviations used in glosses; Introduction; 1. Grammatical categories in contrast; 2. Contrastive linguistics and corpus studies; 3. Meaning and cognition from a contrastive perspective; Acknowledgments; References; Part 1 . Grammatical categories in contrast; Ways of impersonalizing; 1. Introduction; 2. What is a third person plural impersonal construction?; 2.1 Vague vs. impersonal reference; 2.2 Impersonal vs. generic; 2.3 The commonality of 3pl impersonals
  • 3. The referents of the 3pl4. Verbal impersonals; 4.1 Reflexive impersonals; 4.2 Participle impersonals; 4.3 Agentless passives; 5. Concluding remarks; References; Construing reference in context; 1. Introduction; 2. Context and the construal of reference; 3. Structures; 3.1 Finnish; 3.1.1 Passive in Finnish; 3.1.2 Zero person construction in Finnish; 3.2 French; 3.2.1 Passive in French; 3.2.2 The pronoun on in French; 4. Functions; 5. Data; 6. Non-specific reference forms in CMC; 6.1 Non-specific reference in the Finnish data; 6.2 Non-specific reference in the French data
  • 6.2.1 French passive constructions6.2.2 The pronoun on; 7. Conclusions; References; The contrast between pronoun position in European Portuguese and Castilian Spanish; 1. Introduction; 2. The clause-initial P1 position; 3. Clitics in FG; 3.1 Clitics and the Wackernagel position; 3.2 An aside on Brazilian Portuguese; 3.3 An aside on a challenge to the clitic analysis; 4. Enclisis and proclisis in EP and CS; 5. The position of the verb in EP and CS; 6. The subject in EP and in CS; 7. Conclusion; References; Modals and typology; 1. Modality as a typological category; 1.1 Defining modality
  • 1.2 Prototypes in cognitive psychology and lexical semantics1.3 Prototypes in grammar; 1.4 Prototypes in typology; 1.5 Prototypes and modality; 1.6 A typological cluster approach to modality; 1.6.1 Possibility and necessity; 1.6.2 Epistemic and deontic; 1.6.3 Subjectivity; 1.6.4 Extremes of the modality scale; 2. Using the criteria -- English; 3. Using the criteria -- German and English in contrast; 4. Conclusion; References; Part 2 . Contrastive linguistics and corpus studies; Parallel texts and corpus-based contrastive analysis; 1. Introduction; 2. Parallel concordancing; 2.1 Alignment
  • 2.2 Sorting the results2.3 Advanced Search; 3. Frequency information; 4. Finding translations; 4.1 Hot Words and Translation; 5. Parallel Search; 6. Summary; References; Machine translation and human translation; 1. Introduction; 2. Why MT Matters; 3. MT and the human translator; 4. Evaluation of machine translation; 5. Experimenting with the evaluation of MT as a pedagogical exercise; 5.1 METRA; 5.2 Using corpora to find 'genuine' examples; 6. TrAva and evaluation of MT; 6.1 Classification of errors -- problems; 6.2 Classification of errors -- possible solutions
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313808542
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 333 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027289681
Lccn
2008037972
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, map.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)313808542

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