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  1. The Semantics of the Modal Auxiliaries (RLE Linguistics B: Grammar)

    By Jennifer Coates

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    This book is a report of an investigation into the meanings of the modal auxiliaries in modern British English. The investigation took the form of a large-scale corpus-based project, looking at modal auxiliaries in both written and spoken language, and taking into account stylistic variation. The...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Semantics of Determiners (RLE Linguistics B: Grammar)

    Edited by Johan Van Der Auwera

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    This book is a collection of linguistic and philosophical papers dealing with the semantic problems of determiners. The language under investigation is mostly English, although a few papers deal with French and German, and, to a lesser extent, with Dutch, Polish, Russian and Hebrew. The majority of...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Production and Comprehension of Utterances (RLE Linguistics B: Grammar)

    Edited by I.M. Schlesinger

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    In this volume, the author reviews the results of research on language performance and proposes a model of production and comprehension. Although recent developments in linguistics are taken into account, consideration of other requirements of a performance model leads to the conclusion that the...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Studies in Discourse Analysis (RLE Linguistics B: Grammar)

    Edited by Malcolm Coulthard, Martin Montgomery

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    The book explores ways in which the formal methods of linguistics can cast light on the structure of verbal interaction, and in particular considers how successive utterances cohere together in continuous spoken discourse. Beginning with an earlier model of discourse analysis elaborated to deal...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Theoretical Linguistics and Disordered Language (RLE Linguistics B: Grammar)

    Edited by Martin J. Ball

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    The rapid increase of interest in disordered speech and language among linguists over the past decade or so has resulted in many books of practical help to speech pathologists in terms of assessment and remediation. Little, however, has appeared to examine the theoretical implications of the...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Applied Linguistics and Language Learning (RLE Linguistics C: Applied Linguistics)

    By W.A. Bennett

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    Basing his arguments on the developments in theoretical linguistics as well as his own experience in teaching and research, the author proposes a model of learning which could resolve differences which have for centuries divided thinkers in philosophy and linguistics, between extreme and modified...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Historical Phonology of Vowel Length (RLE Linguistics C: Applied Linguistics)

    By Brent de Chene

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    Data from a variety of languages are offered in support of the claim that although there are several processes by which languages commonly add to an already existing stock of long vowels, there is only one mechanism by which a language without a distinction of vocalic length commonly introduces...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Language and Literacy (RLE Linguistics C: Applied Linguistics)

    The Sociolinguistics of Reading and Writing

    By Michael Stubbs

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    Despite a vast amount of study, literacy is still a very confused topic, which requires the integration of findings from different areas. Reading and writing are psychological skills, but they are also linguistic skills (since people read and write meaningful language) and social skills (since...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Language Processing in Bilinguals (RLE Linguistics C: Applied Linguistics)

    Psycholinguistic and Neuropsychological Perspectives

    By Jyotsna Vaid

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    For decades, bilingualism has resisted definition. If bilingualism is defined as habitual, fluent, correct and accent-free use of two languages, few individuals would qualify as bilinguals. A more viable approach may be to concede that ‘bilingual’ can be seen instead as a range of points on a...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  10. A Linguistic Description and Computer Program for Children's Speech (RLE Linguistics C)

    By Geoffrey J. Turner, Bernard A. Mohan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    This book presents a framework for the linguistic analysis of speech and a computer program to process the results of this analysis. The model of description for the linguistic analysis is that known as ‘scale-and-category’ grammar. It is particularly suited for a study of how people use their...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge