Download E-books The Use of Gender Markers in Animals (Duisburger Arbeiten zur Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaft) by Ludmila Zemkov???? (2016-02-27) PDF

By Ludmila Zemkov????

This booklet is a contribution to the learn of the linguistic thought of gender. It makes a speciality of the matter of assigning gender to animal nouns. This challenge is topical in view of the truth that in present-day English, gender is a marginal grammatical class and for that reason recedes into the heritage in descriptions of today’s English. Grammatical gender is an extraordinary subject of study, medical discussions or papers. The specified research of gender project to animal names relies on subcorpora: the English version of National Geographic and the English variation of the Journal of Zoology. The publication closes with a contrastive research of gender markers.

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Download E-books Contributions to the Science of Text and Language: Word Length Studies and Related Issues (Text, Speech and Language Technology) 2007-08 PDF

By Peter Grzybek (Editor)

This quantity features a selection of contributions to the technology of language, targeting the examine of be aware size specifically. inside of a synergetic framework, the observe seems to be a significant linguistic unit, as is obviously defined within the Editor’s preface. The book’s first bankruptcy is an intensive creation to the background and cutting-edge of note size experiences. The experiences incorporated unify contributions from 3 very important linguistic fields, particularly, linguistics and textual content research, arithmetic and facts, and corpus and information base layout, which jointly provide a finished method of the quantitative research of textual content and language and notice size reviews. The huge spectrum of be aware size stories coated inside of this quantity can be of curiosity to specialists operating within the fields of normal linguistics, textual content scholarship and comparable fields, and, realizing language as one instance of complicated semiotic platforms, the quantity will be of curiosity for students from different fields besides.

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Download E-books Die Deutschen schreien. Beobachtungen von einem, der aus dem Land des Lächelns kam. PDF

By Florian Coulmas

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Es ist zum Heulen: 20 Jahre hat Florian Coulmas im Land des Lächelns verbracht, und als er nach Deutschland zurückkommt, versteht er die Welt nicht mehr. Alles ist ihm plötzlich fremd geworden unter seinesgleichen, Freundlichkeit hat sich in Unverschämtheit, Höflichkeit in Ignoranz verwandelt: "Die Deutschen nörgeln. Oder sie belehren. Und niemand weiß mehr sicher, was once sich 'schickt'."

Was einer, der aus dem Reich der Mitte kam und das Fürchten lernte, über seine Rückkehr und seine Artgenossen in der Heimat zu berichten weiß, beschreibt der Hamburger Kulturwissenschaftler mit Witz und Charme. Eine Anti-Papalangi, und eine paintings Ethnografie des eigenen Landes -- mal komisch, mal melancholisch, mal bass erstaunt, immer aber überaus lesenswert. --Hans Klott

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Download E-books Boys and Literacy: Exploring the Issues (Language and Literacy Inaction) PDF

By Trisha Maynard

In recent times the difficulty of boys and literacy, specifically that they're worse at it in comparison to ladies, has develop into a key niche to all these interested in the schooling of our youngsters. This ebook highlights the most important elements inflicting this divide and discusses the implementation of recent thoughts to beat it, that have been the results of vast qualitative learn made through the writer. Trisha Maynard experiences case learn findings of a first-rate college whose employees desired to discover and enhance boys' attitudes in the direction of and attainment in literacy, and particularly their problems with writing.The e-book highlights matters about the studying and writing of news, what lecturers comprehend via 'good tale writing' and the significance of academics exploring boys' and ladies' problems with literacy by way of themselves. It offers major perception into boys' problems with writing in addition to informing lecturers how to define out approximately kid's attainment.

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