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The Resource Focus on England and Wales, edited by Wolfgang Viereck

Focus on England and Wales, edited by Wolfgang Viereck

Label
Focus on England and Wales
Title
Focus on England and Wales
Statement of responsibility
edited by Wolfgang Viereck
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume is a wide-ranging study in dialectology. General surveys appear along with in-depth studies of particular problems. Some papers describe the present situation in terms of dynamic synchrony, others deal with the past and making use of present-day dialectal data to help solve certain problems and, finally, those that draw on the past to explain the present. Traditional dialectological methodology is presented here, as is modern quantificational and computative dialectology. Moreover, regional English and Welsh English are investigated on the phonological, morphological and syntactica
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
427
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PE1711
LC item number
.F6 1985eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Viereck, Wolfgang
Series statement
Varieties of English around the world. General series,
Series volume
v. 4
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  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • England
  • Wales
  • Anglais (Langue)
  • Anglais (Langue)
  • Anglais (Langue)
  • Anglais (Langue)
  • Anglais (Langue)
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Language and languages
  • England
  • Wales
Label
Focus on England and Wales, edited by Wolfgang Viereck
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
  • FOCUS ON: ENGLAND AND WALES; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; Introduction; The voicing of initial fricatives in Middle English*; References; Sociolinguistic aspectsof place-names: Ethnic affiliation and the pronunciation of Welsh in the Welsh capital; The study; Dimension A; Dimension B; Dimension C; Conclusions; References; The sound system of a West Midland dialect: Kniveton, Derbyshire; Appendix A; References; Spatial aspectsof linguistic change in Surrey, Kent and Sussex; References
  • Researchon non-standard dialects of British English: Progress and prospects (1)1.0 Introduction; 2.0 Sources of information on non-standard grammar; 2.1 The main grammatical studies; 2.2 Other sources of grammatical data; 2.2.1 Phonological and lexical studies; 2.2.2 'Data-banks'; 2.2.3 Dialect literature; 2.2.4 Non-specialist accounts; 3.0 A survey of British geographical regions; 3.1 Scotland; 3.2 Northern England; 3.3 The Midlands and East Anglia; 3.4 The South; 3.5 Wales; 3.6 Ireland; 3.7 General works; 4.0 Features of dialect grammar: an overview; 4.1 Negation; 4.1.1 Multiple negation
  • 4.1.2 Auxiliaries4.1.3 AIN'T and some other forms of TO BE; 4.1.4 NEVER as past tense negative; 4.1.5 Negative scope; 4.1.6 Negative attraction; 4.2 Present tense verb forms; 4.2.1 Endings of the present tense; 4.2.2 TO BE; 4.2.3 TO DO/TO HAVE; 4.2.4 Present participle; 4.3 Past tense verb forms; 4.3.1 Irregular forms; 4.3.2 TO BE; 4.4 Modal auxiliaries; 4.5 Other verbal forms and constructions; 4.5.1 Imperative; 4.5.2 Infinitive; 4.5.3 Perfective aspect; 4.5.4 Habitual aspect; 4.5.5 Passive voice; 4.5.6 Other points; 4.6 Adverbs; 4.6.1 Without -ly; 4.6.2 Intensification; 4.6.3 Other points
  • 4.7 Prepositions4.8 Plural of nouns; 4.8.1 Unmarked plurality; 4.8.2 Irregular plurals; 4.9 Pronouns; 4.10 Demonstratives; 4.11 Comparison; 4.11.1 Distribution of the formation mechanisms; 4.11.2 Double comparison; 4.11.3 Other aspects of comparison; 4.12 Other aspects of grammar; 4.12.1 Articles; 4.12.2 Adjectives; 4.12.3 Conjunctions; 4.12.4 Genitive; 4.12.5 Emphasis; 4.12.6 Typical tags; 4.12.7 Style; 4.12.8 Final points; 5.0 Conclusions; 5.1 Theoretical implications of dialect research; 5.2 Educational implications of dialect research; 5.3 General conclusions; References
  • Amn't I, or the hole in the patternReferences; He took the bottle and put 'n in his pocket: The object pronoun it in present-day Somerset; References; Tyneside syntax:A presentation of some datafrom the Tyneside Linguistic Survey; Introduction; The Sample; Conclusion; References; Use and non-use of prepositions in spatial expressions in the dialect of Cambridgeshire; Introduction; Expressions of motion or direction to or towards a goal; Expressions of motion or direction away from a point or place; Expressions of motion or direction away from a point or place
Control code
773819159
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (304 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283359269
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773819159
Label
Focus on England and Wales, edited by Wolfgang Viereck
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
  • FOCUS ON: ENGLAND AND WALES; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; Introduction; The voicing of initial fricatives in Middle English*; References; Sociolinguistic aspectsof place-names: Ethnic affiliation and the pronunciation of Welsh in the Welsh capital; The study; Dimension A; Dimension B; Dimension C; Conclusions; References; The sound system of a West Midland dialect: Kniveton, Derbyshire; Appendix A; References; Spatial aspectsof linguistic change in Surrey, Kent and Sussex; References
  • Researchon non-standard dialects of British English: Progress and prospects (1)1.0 Introduction; 2.0 Sources of information on non-standard grammar; 2.1 The main grammatical studies; 2.2 Other sources of grammatical data; 2.2.1 Phonological and lexical studies; 2.2.2 'Data-banks'; 2.2.3 Dialect literature; 2.2.4 Non-specialist accounts; 3.0 A survey of British geographical regions; 3.1 Scotland; 3.2 Northern England; 3.3 The Midlands and East Anglia; 3.4 The South; 3.5 Wales; 3.6 Ireland; 3.7 General works; 4.0 Features of dialect grammar: an overview; 4.1 Negation; 4.1.1 Multiple negation
  • 4.1.2 Auxiliaries4.1.3 AIN'T and some other forms of TO BE; 4.1.4 NEVER as past tense negative; 4.1.5 Negative scope; 4.1.6 Negative attraction; 4.2 Present tense verb forms; 4.2.1 Endings of the present tense; 4.2.2 TO BE; 4.2.3 TO DO/TO HAVE; 4.2.4 Present participle; 4.3 Past tense verb forms; 4.3.1 Irregular forms; 4.3.2 TO BE; 4.4 Modal auxiliaries; 4.5 Other verbal forms and constructions; 4.5.1 Imperative; 4.5.2 Infinitive; 4.5.3 Perfective aspect; 4.5.4 Habitual aspect; 4.5.5 Passive voice; 4.5.6 Other points; 4.6 Adverbs; 4.6.1 Without -ly; 4.6.2 Intensification; 4.6.3 Other points
  • 4.7 Prepositions4.8 Plural of nouns; 4.8.1 Unmarked plurality; 4.8.2 Irregular plurals; 4.9 Pronouns; 4.10 Demonstratives; 4.11 Comparison; 4.11.1 Distribution of the formation mechanisms; 4.11.2 Double comparison; 4.11.3 Other aspects of comparison; 4.12 Other aspects of grammar; 4.12.1 Articles; 4.12.2 Adjectives; 4.12.3 Conjunctions; 4.12.4 Genitive; 4.12.5 Emphasis; 4.12.6 Typical tags; 4.12.7 Style; 4.12.8 Final points; 5.0 Conclusions; 5.1 Theoretical implications of dialect research; 5.2 Educational implications of dialect research; 5.3 General conclusions; References
  • Amn't I, or the hole in the patternReferences; He took the bottle and put 'n in his pocket: The object pronoun it in present-day Somerset; References; Tyneside syntax:A presentation of some datafrom the Tyneside Linguistic Survey; Introduction; The Sample; Conclusion; References; Use and non-use of prepositions in spatial expressions in the dialect of Cambridgeshire; Introduction; Expressions of motion or direction to or towards a goal; Expressions of motion or direction away from a point or place; Expressions of motion or direction away from a point or place
Control code
773819159
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (304 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283359269
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773819159

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