Download E-books Mood and Modality (Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics) PDF

By F. R. Palmer

Because the booklet of F. R. Palmer's temper and Modality in 1986, whilst the subject of "modality" used to be quite unusual, there was massive curiosity within the topic in addition to in grammatical typology quite often. Modality is worried with temper (subjunctive etc.) and with modal markers resembling English modal verbs (can, may possibly, needs to etc.) and is taken care of as a unmarried grammatical type present in many of the languages of the area. Palmer investigates this classification, drawing on a wealth of examples from a wide selection of languages.

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Download E-books You Know: A discourse-functional approach (Pragmatics & Beyond) PDF

By Jan-Ola Östman

The fundamental functionality the expression you know serves in conversational discourse is related to be that of a practical particle used whilst the speaker wishes the addressee to just accept as mutual wisdom (or no less than be cooperative with admire to) the propositional content material of his utterance. the truth that you know is even used whilst the addressee is believed to not be aware of what the speaker is conversing approximately, means that it features on the deference point of politeness, as a striving in the direction of reaching a camaraderie courting among speaker and hearer. You know is located to be extra usually utilized by ladies than by means of males in spontaneous dialog, and the way during which it's used is considerably diverse from male utilization. Ontogenetically, the age of 4 seems an important for preliminary steps to take advantage of and grasp pragmatic debris together with you know. info for the examine have been derived from tape-recorded conversations and interviews.

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Download E-books Sentential Negation in French PDF

By Paul Rowlett

This is often the 1st full-length research of sentential negation phenomena in French. Paul Rowlett assesses, from a generative point of view, the respective contribution made to the expression of clausal polarity via ne, pas, and parts comparable to jamais and personne. His conclusions have far-reaching implications, resulting in the arguable speculation that, regardless of frequent trust, French isn't really a destructive harmony language.

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Download E-books Einführung in das Mittelhochdeutsche (de Gruyter Studium) (German Edition) PDF

By Thordis Hennings

This introductory paintings is now awarded as a revised and greater 3rd variation. It supplies scholars the elemental wisdom of heart excessive German that's required for winning of entirety of a primary measure in mediaeval and German reports. This quantity can be utilized as a textbook for a correct easy path yet can also be acceptable for private study.

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Download E-books Semantic Processing for Finite Domains (Studies in Natural Language Processing) PDF

By Martha Stone Palmer

A major challenge within the sector of normal language processing has been semantic research. This ebook appears on the semantics of traditional languages in context. It offers an method of the computational processing of English textual content that mixes present theories of data illustration and reasoning in man made Intelligence with the most recent linguistic perspectives of lexical semantics. The e-book will curiosity postgraduates and researchers in computational linguistics in addition to commercial study teams focusing on usual language processing.

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Download E-books The Language of Early Childhood (Collected Works of M.A.K. Halliday) PDF

For almost part a century, Professor M. A. okay. Halliday has been enriching the self-discipline of linguistics together with his prepared insights into the social semiotic phenomenon we name language. This ten-volume sequence offers the seminal works of Professor Halliday. This fourth quantity comprises 16 papers that examine the advance of early formative years language. they're awarded in 3 elements: infancy and protolanguage; the transition from baby tongue to mom tongue; and early language and studying. The sociolinguistic account of the early improvement of the mummy tongue offered via Professor Halliday is predicated on his in depth research of the language of 1 specific baby, Nigel, for the interval from 9- to eighteen months. the entire 'Nigel Transcripts' are incorporated as a CD with this quantity.

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Download E-books Social Media e Sentiment Analysis: L'evoluzione dei fenomeni sociali attraverso la Rete (SxI - Springer for Innovation / SxI - Springer per l'Innovazione) (Italian Edition) PDF

By Andrea Ceron, Luigi Curini

Due miliardi e mezzo di utenti net, oltre un miliardo di account fb, 550 milioni di profili Twitter. Che parlano, discutono, si confrontano sui temi più svariati. Un flusso in continuo divenire di informazioni che dà sostanza ogni giorno al mondo dei colossal info. Ma come si analizza concretamente il “sentiment” della Rete? Quali sono i pregi e i limiti dei diversi metodi esistenti? E a quali domande possiamo dare una risposta?

Dopo aver presentato le varie tecniche di analisi testuale applicate ai social media, questo libro discute di come l’informazione presente in Rete sia in grado di aiutarci a meglio comprendere il presente e a fare previsioni sul futuro riguardo a una molteplicità di fenomeni sociali, che spaziano dall’andamento dei mercati finanziari, alla diffusione di malattie, alle rivolte e ai sommovimenti popolari fino ai risultati dei expertise express, prima di concentrarsi su due casi specifici: l’andamento della felicità degli italiani giorno in line with giorno, e i risultati delle campagne elettorali in Francia, Stati Uniti e Italia tra il 2012 e il 2013.

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Download E-books Investigating Workplace Discourse (Domains of Discourse) PDF

By Almut Koester

Exploring the features of other kinds of place of work conversations, together with decision-making, education, briefing or making preparations, this captivating account will pay specific cognizance to interactions with a extra social concentration, comparable to small speak or workplace gossip.

Presenting a number of methods to examining such office discourse, Almut Koester argues for a mixture of quantitative corpus-based equipment, to check particular linguistic good points in several genres and qualitative equipment regarding a detailed research of person conversations, to discover such matters as politeness, strength, clash and consensus-building. A corpus of conversations recorded in various place of work environments either within the united kingdom and the united states is used all through to illustrate the interaction among audio system attaining initiatives and holding relationships within the workplace.

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