ERIC Number: ED403750
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Actes des Journees de linguistique (Proceedings of the Linguistics Conference) (10th, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, April 2-4, 1996).
Laberge, Julie, Ed.; Vezina, Robert, Ed.
The 33 papers, all in French, from the 1996 conference on research in linguistics address a wide range of topics in linguistics, including: linguists as an endangered species; categorizing verb specifiers in Yoruba; socio-terminology as a framework for understanding the language of orthodontia; French-to-Arabic borrowings in the 19th and 20th centuries; language attitudes and politics of bilingual Cameroon; spontaneous nasalization; atmospheric verb constructions and the choice of subject; the grammar of the Smurfs; linguistics in literary translation; verbal phonology of Inor; stylistic distortion in translation; Quebec French in the language chronicles of Abbott Narcisse Desgagne; use of trademarks in common language; Quebec regionalisms and the Canadian Bilingual Dictionary; the grammatical and the logical in the study of syntax; no one, nothing, and variation; the distinction between syllabus and curriculum; representation and derivation in morphology; vocabulary out of the closet; lack of definition in expressions of quantity; adaptation and importation of English segments into Quebec French; grammar and interference in germanophone Lorraine; objective and subjective in declension; prosodic markers in Spanish; relative object constructions in child language; the 1908 story "Rectification du vocabulaire" by Henri Roullaud; phonology and lexicology of French loans to Kinyarwanda; a new model of semantics, the "Wheel of Meaning"; automatic recognition of hyponyms; accent in Quebec French; the discourse marker "disons" in Quebec oral French; measuring second language reading comprehension; and the nature of the French participle. (MSE)
Descriptors: Advertising, African Languages, Arabic, Bilingualism, Child Language, Dentistry, Diachronic Linguistics, English, Foreign Countries, French, Grammar, Intellectual Disciplines, Language Planning, Language Research, Language Role, Language Usage, Languages, Languages for Special Purposes, Lexicography, Linguistic Theory, Morphology (Languages), Negative Forms (Language), Phonology, Regional Dialects, Semantics, Sociolinguistics, Spanish, Syntax, Translation, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Verbs, Vocabulary Development, Yoruba
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Laval Univ., Quebec (Quebec). International Center for Research on Language Planning.
Identifiers - Location: Cameroon; Canada; France